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Cutaneous larva migrans

Cutaneous larva migrans: Introduction

Cutaneous larva migrans: A condition due to prolonged migration of nematode larvae in the skin. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cutaneous larva migrans is available below.

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Definitions of Cutaneous larva migrans:

Infections caused by nematode larvae which never develop into the adult stage and migrate through various body tissues. They commonly infect the skin, eyes, and viscera in man. Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans. Toxocara causes visceral larva migrans. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cutaneous larva migrans as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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