Cutaneous larva migrans
Cutaneous larva migrans is a rare parasitic disease characterized by single or multiple linear or serpiginous erythematous slightly elevated cutaneous tracks caused by the larval migration of various nematode species. Tracks are variable in length generally a few millimeters wide and are frequently located on the feet (although any area of the body is possible). Patients typically present with severe intractable pruritus which in some cases may cause impaired concentration loss of sleep and mood disturbances.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
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