Cutaneous Larva Migrans

Vidyadhar Sardesai, Trupti Agarwal, Riju Paul Singh Dahiya
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Cutaneous larva migrans is a parasitic skin infection characterized by progressive linear or serpiginous lesions most commonly seen over the dorsum and plantar aspect of the foot. We report a case of cutaneous larva migrans in a 17 year old male at an unusual site, successfully treated with Ivermectin and Albendazole.


Cutaneous larva migrans, creeping eruption, forearm

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