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Effectiveness of a new therapeutic regimen with albendazole in cutaneous larva migrans Volume 9, numéro 5, July - August 1999

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Institute of Dermatological Sciences, IRCCS, University of Milan, Via Pace 9, 20122 Milan, Italy.
  • Page(s) : 352-3
  • Année de parution : 1999

Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is an infestation caused by the penetration and migration in the skin of nematode larvae: Ancylostoma braziliense and Ancylostoma caninum are the species most frequently involved [1]. CLM is characterized clinically by slightly raised tracks: they are erythematous, linear or, more often, serpiginous, ramified and intertwined, of variable length (sometimes many centimetres) and width (generally [...]