A Case of Cutaneous Larva Migrans Caused by Dog Hookworms was Suspected

Teruki Dainichi, Tetsuya Koga, Makiko Kido, Yoichi Moroi, Kazunori Ukabe, Masutaka Furue, Yukifumi Nawa

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A 31-year-old American man visited Thailand and walked on the resort beach in his bare feet. Nine days later, a creeping; eruption developed on his right sole. A skin biopsy revealed a blister formation and many eosinophils were infiltrated in the epidermis and perivascular area of the dermis. No parasite larvae were found in serial sections. The parasite-specific antibody titer in serum sample of the patient was not elevated. This eruption was thus diagnosed to be cutaneous larva migrans due to dog hookworms, because of the characteristic clinical course and the manifestation of symptoms.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)452-455
ページ数4
ジャーナルNishinihon Journal of Dermatology
64
発行部数4
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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