Doctors find gross maggot living inside Florida woman

Northwest Florida

TAMPA, Fla (CNN) – A real Halloween horror story to tell you about. 
A 36-year-old Florida woman went to multiple doctors complaining about a hard, itchy bump on her groin. She said it happened after her honeymoon in Belize. 
Doctors at Tampa’s Memorial hospital thought the lesion could be a cyst or a lymph node problem but t it was far more rare, a living creature had burrowed itself under the woman’s skin!
Doctors removed a human botfly larva, which is essentially a maggot.
The botfly is rare in the U.S.  but common in the tropics. 
After the removal, the woman’s lesion healed within a week.
One of the doctors involved wrote a report on the incident in this month’s journal of investigative medicine. 

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