larva migrans

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larva migrans

[′lär·və ′mī‚granz]
(invertebrate zoology)
Fly larva, Hypoderma or Gastrophilus, that produces a creeping eruption in the dermis.
(medicine)
Infestation of the dermis by various burrowing nematode larvae, producing a creeping eruption that may become contaminated with bacteria.
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