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Strongyloidiasis presenting as larva currens 38 years after presumed exposure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23149200     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: We present a case of strongyloidiasis presenting as larva currens 38 years after potential exposure in a country with what is typically thought of as low epidemiologic risk.
CONCLUSION: This case highlights several important features of strongyloidiasis, including its varied epidemiology, long incubation period, and cutaneous manifestations.
Authors:
Adrienne Showler; Andrea K Boggild
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1203-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cutan Med Surg     Publication Date:    2012 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  2013-04-16     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9614685     Medline TA:  J Cutan Med Surg     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Antibodies, Helminth / blood
Antiparasitic Agents / therapeutic use
Eosinophilia / parasitology
Female
Humans
Ivermectin / therapeutic use
Larva Migrans / diagnosis*,  parasitology
Male
Middle Aged
Pruritus / parasitology
Strongyloides / immunology
Strongyloidiasis / complications,  diagnosis*
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Helminth; 0/Antiparasitic Agents; 70288-86-7/Ivermectin

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