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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para a Saude Publica tambem nao foi acrescentada nenhuma nova informacao no decorrer dos anos nos artigos estudados, permanecendo sua relevancia relacionada ao fato de causar a Larva migrans visceral em humanos, os danos provocados a saude humana e animal, alem da contaminacao do solo como potencial fonte de infeccao humana.
Yan helps us further by describing suggestive features of different types of "arthropod assault." Cutaneous larva migrans declares itself by distribution: typically, the foot of a patient who has gone shoeless in an endemic area.
Among hookworms, Ancylostoma braziliense is regarded as the most common cause of cutaneous larva migrans in humans.
Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) presents with the lesions, which seem to creep or migrate.
e responsavel por uma doenca parasitaria denominada larva migrans cutanea (LMC) no homem, comumente conhecida como "bicho geografico", devido a migracao que o parasita realiza pela pele de um hospedeiro nao habitual.
In Europe, there are two main species of hookworms: Ancylostoma caninum (the potentially zoonotic helminth responsible for cutaneous larva migrans) and Uncinaria stenocephala (nonzoonotic).
In humans, contact with affected soil can lead to the development of cutaneous larva migrans, although such cases are rarely recorded in Kenya [22].
Diagnosis of Baylisascaris ocular larva migrans is based on visualization of an appropriately sized larva in the eye, with or without serologic testing.
Toxocariasis may occur in conditions where visceral larva migrans, ocular larva migrans or both clinical pictures are observed in association (6, 7).
(5) Ultimately, one or more larvae may reemerge seeking to mature in any tissue and causing cutaneous, visceral, ocular, or neurognathostomiasis, or any combination of larva migrans. (3)