TITLE

Cutaneous larva migrans--a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Padmavathy, L.; Rao, L. L.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2005, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Cutaneous larva migrans or creeping eruption is an uncommon parasitic skin infection caused by the filariform larvae of dog or cat hook worms. We report a case of larva migrans on the anterior abdominal wall, in a 52 year old lady, who did gardening as a hobby.
ACCESSION #
18078631

 

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