Larva migrans

A parasitic infection caused by worms found in domestic animals. In humans nematode larvae enter the portal system from the small intestine and disseminate in visceral organs causing inflammatory reactions. Signs and symptoms include eosinophilia, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, and lung infections.

Disease Alternative Name

visceral larva migrans
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Spreading maculopapular rashes in a 9 month baby

9 months old female baby with h/0 Spreading itching maculopapular rash over forehead from 4 days , h/0 urti . No fever ...See More

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Contact dermatitis Panderm super oint Hydroxyzine drops Multivitamins Avoid oil application Maintain hygiene


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THIS IS CUTANEOUS LARVA MIGRANS AND WHAT IS IT CAUSATIVE ORGANISM?

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THE LESION SHOWN IS CUTANEOUS LARVAL MIGRANS. THE CAUSATIVE ORGANISM IS ANCHYLOSTOMA Brazilians WHICH is an animal hook worm


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