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Cutaneous larva migrans due to Pelodera strongyloides

C C Jones, T Rosen, C Greenberg
Cutis; Cutaneous Medicine for the Practitioner 1991, 48 (2): 123-6
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A twenty-year-old landscape worker was evaluated for a widespread cutaneous eruption consisting of papules, pustules, and burrows. Cutaneous scrapings revealed live and dead larvae of a free-living soil nematode, Pelodera strongyloides. This is the third instance of human dermatitis due to this organism, and the first reported in an adult host.

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