JOURNAL ARTICLE

Loeffler's Syndrome Following Cutaneous Larva Migrans: An Uncommon Sequel

Indrashis Podder, Somodyuti Chandra, Ramesh Chandra Gharami
Indian Journal of Dermatology 2016, 61 (2): 190-2
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Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is characterized by the formation of distinctive, tortuous, and serpentine skin lesions occurring as a result of epidermal burrowing by certain helminthic larvae. Although this condition is usually uneventful, rarely it may result in patchy pulmonary infiltration with peripheral eosinophilia, also called Loeffler's syndrome. This association is fairly uncommon and is thus being reported.

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