Cutaneous larva migrans after a trip to the Caribean

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García-Fernández, Lisset; Calderón, María;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Sociedad Chilena de Infectología
  • Subject: Cutaneous larva migrans | medicina del viajero | Larva migrans cutánea | travel medicine
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases

La larva migrans cutánea es una parasitosis ocasionada por las larvas de Ancylostoma braziliense y Ancylostoma caninum, cuyo vehículo es la arena de playas infestadas. Los perros y gatos son los hospederos definitivos. Esta parasitosis es endémica en las costas del Cari... View more
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