Cutaneous larva migrans

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Description This chapter describes the dermoscopy of cutaneous larva migrans
Author(s) Aimilios Lallas
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Dermoscopy has been shown to facilitate the clinical recognition of larva migrans (creeping eruption), by revealing translucent brownish structureless areas in a segmental arrangement, corresponding to the body of the larva.[1]

  1. Veraldi et al.: Epiluminescence microscopy in cutaneous larva migrans. Acta Derm. Venereol. 2000;80:233. PMID: 10954233.