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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135-136

Cutaneous Larva Migrans - A Case Report


1 Department of Community Medicine, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai Nagar - 608 002, India
2 Department of Pathology, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai Nagar - 608 002, India

Correspondence Address:
L L Rao
Department of Pathology, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai Nagar - 608 002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.16057

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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.






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