The case described in this paper seems to us to be of interest for three reasons: first, accurate and detailed records of myiasis produced by the larvae of Phormia regina Meig, are very rare; second, the entire clinical history of the patient is known, and, third, the fact that dermal myiasis is widespread throughout the country and may occur whenever there is the least opportunity for it to do so is well emphasized here.
REPORT OF CASE
A negress, aged 25, a prostitute, admitted to the unclean ward of the hospital, with a 4 + Wassermann reaction, for treatment of a scalp infection, presented scalp sores, with a heavy pus exudate, and dermatitis on the upper and outer lobes of the ears and on the mastoid area. This condition was due to an overdose of arsphenamine and was being treated by injections of sodium thiosulphate given intramuscularly. The backs of the lobes of