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Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Association of Medical Microbiology
ISSN: 0255-0857
EISSN: 0255-0857
Vol. 23, No. 2, 2005, pp. 135-136
Bioline Code: mb05036
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2005, pp. 135-136

 en Case Report - Cutaneous Larva Migrans - A Case Report
Padmavathy L., Rao L.L.


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.

Creeping eruption, Cutaneous larva migrans

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