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Clinical—A 9-year-old boy was brought to us with a 1-month history of itchy lesions over his right foot. He was treated by a primary care physician but with no benefit. There were no systemic symptoms.On examination there was a serpiginous, progressive lesion over the dorsum of the right foot with blisters over the lesion. His systemic examination and blood investigations were within normal limits. Figure 1. Serpiginous lesions over the right foot What is the diagnosis? Answer Figure 2. Healed lesions after treatment

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Narasimhalu C R Venkata , Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Alagesan Murali, Associate Professor of Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

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Associate Professor A Murali, Department of Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India - 641004

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muralimd2000@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

Karthikeyan K, Thappa D. Cutaneous larva migrans. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002;68:252-8.Padmavathy L, Rao LL. Cutaneous larva migrans - A case report. Indian J Microbiol 2005;23:135-36.Caumes E. Treatment of Cutaneous Larva Migrans. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2000;30:811-14.

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Clinical—A 9-year-old boy was brought to us with a 1-month history of itchy lesions over his right foot. He was treated by a primary care physician but with no benefit. There were no systemic symptoms.On examination there was a serpiginous, progressive lesion over the dorsum of the right foot with blisters over the lesion. His systemic examination and blood investigations were within normal limits. Figure 1. Serpiginous lesions over the right foot What is the diagnosis? Answer Figure 2. Healed lesions after treatment

Summary

Abstract

Aim

Method

Results

Conclusion

Author Information

Narasimhalu C R Venkata , Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Alagesan Murali, Associate Professor of Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Acknowledgements

Correspondence

Associate Professor A Murali, Department of Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India - 641004

Correspondence Email

muralimd2000@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

Karthikeyan K, Thappa D. Cutaneous larva migrans. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002;68:252-8.Padmavathy L, Rao LL. Cutaneous larva migrans - A case report. Indian J Microbiol 2005;23:135-36.Caumes E. Treatment of Cutaneous Larva Migrans. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2000;30:811-14.

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Clinical—A 9-year-old boy was brought to us with a 1-month history of itchy lesions over his right foot. He was treated by a primary care physician but with no benefit. There were no systemic symptoms.On examination there was a serpiginous, progressive lesion over the dorsum of the right foot with blisters over the lesion. His systemic examination and blood investigations were within normal limits. Figure 1. Serpiginous lesions over the right foot What is the diagnosis? Answer Figure 2. Healed lesions after treatment

Summary

Abstract

Aim

Method

Results

Conclusion

Author Information

Narasimhalu C R Venkata , Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; Alagesan Murali, Associate Professor of Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Acknowledgements

Correspondence

Associate Professor A Murali, Department of Medicine, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India - 641004

Correspondence Email

muralimd2000@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

Karthikeyan K, Thappa D. Cutaneous larva migrans. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002;68:252-8.Padmavathy L, Rao LL. Cutaneous larva migrans - A case report. Indian J Microbiol 2005;23:135-36.Caumes E. Treatment of Cutaneous Larva Migrans. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2000;30:811-14.

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