Creeping disease: Introduction
Creeping disease: A skin disease caused by a parasite which tunnels its way through the skin leaving a visible red, itchy, linear eruption on the skin where it has been. The hookworm parasite can't use humans to complete its life cycle but continues to travel through the skin until it dies. Transmission usually occurs through skin contact with warm, moist soil contaminated by the feces of an infected animal.
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Symptoms of Creeping disease
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Causes of Creeping disease
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Misdiagnosis and Creeping disease
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Definitions of Creeping disease:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Creeping disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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