Cutaneous larva migrans infection in the pediatric foot. A review and two case reports.

  • F Mattone-Volpe
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of the American Podiatric Medical…

Abstract

Cutaneous larva migrans is the result of infestation of human skin by helminth larvae, which burrow through the epidermis. This route of infestation makes the foot a typical site for origination of this infection. Children, who frequently play barefoot in locations where the most common of the helminth larvae, the dog and cat hookworms, are endemic, are at… (More)

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