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Larva currens

Larva currens

cutaneous larva migrans caused by rapidly moving larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis (up to 10 cm/hr), typically extending from the anal area down the upper thighs and observed as a rapidly progressing linear urticarial trail; may also be caused by zoonotic species of Strongyloides.

Origin: L. Larva, mask _ currens, racing


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