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Table 1 Previous similar reports of orbital myiasis in ophthalmic cancers

From: Orbital myiasis on recurrent undifferentiated carcinoma in the COVID-19 era: a case report and brief review of the literature

No. [Ref] Age/Sex Predisposing factors Eye Underlying cancer Management Species/Number
1[7] 85/F *Malignancy OD Recurrent basal cell carcinoma of the inferior eyelid Exenteration plus maxillectomy Hypoderma bovis/ 71
2[2] 73/M *Rural background
*Significant bed of necrosis
*Poor general condition
*Lack of self-care *Overcrowded environment
OS Basal cell carcinoma of the lower eyelid with invasion into the orbit Manual removal
and debridement followed by antibiotics an ivermectin
Not mentioned/ 100
3[11] 98/M *Significant bed of necrosis
*Poor general condition *Several medical comorbidities
*Old ages
*Poor hygiene
OD Squamous cell carcinoma of the eyelids Despite aggressive treatment, the patient died within 8 h. Sarcophaga argyrostoma/ Not mentioned
4[12] 85/M *Mental disease
*Dehydration
*Cachexia
*Poor hygiene
OS Basal cell carcinoma Manual removal followed by antibiotics and exenteration. (After surgery, the patient passed away due to cardiopulmonary failure) Lucilia sericata/ About 70
5[1] 74/F *Malignancy OS Basal cell carcinoma Antibiotics and ivermectin followed by debridement and enucleation. Cochliomyia hominivorax/ About 100
6[13] 24/M *Significant bed of necrosis
*Poor hygiene
*Low socioeconomic status
*Defective immunity due to xeroderma pigmentosa
OS Squamous cell carcinoma Exenteration Calliphoridae/ Not mentioned
7[14] 83/M *Malignancy OS Basal cell carcinoma Manual removal followed by antibiotics Not mentioned/ Not mentioned
8[15] 80/M *Malignancy OD Squamous cell carcinoma of the eyelid Manual removal followed by antibiotics Cochliomyia hominivorax/ Not mentioned
9[8] 50/M *Malignancy OS Basal cell carcinoma Manual removal followed by exenteration Phylum Arthropoda/ Not mentioned
10[16] 2/ Not mentioned *Significant bed of necrosis
*Lack of self care and communication
OD Retinoblastoma Manual removal followed by antibiotics,
radiotherapy and chemotherapy
Not mentioned/ Not mentioned