1988
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.124.12.1826
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Cutaneous manifestations of strongyloidiasis

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“…Judging from repeated massive findings of filariform Strongyloides stercoralis larvae in the stool of our patient we assume the most likely type of penetration was through the skin in the area of the buttocks, groin and trunk [10,11]. The symptom supporting our assumption of massive reinfection (hyperinfection) was the patient's sensation of formication and "movement" in the skin.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 52%
“…Judging from repeated massive findings of filariform Strongyloides stercoralis larvae in the stool of our patient we assume the most likely type of penetration was through the skin in the area of the buttocks, groin and trunk [10,11]. The symptom supporting our assumption of massive reinfection (hyperinfection) was the patient's sensation of formication and "movement" in the skin.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 52%
“…Many patients with S. stercoralis are asymptomatic or have mild cutaneous and/or abdominal symptoms [6]. The most common cutaneous manifestation is recurrent urticaria involving the wrists [7]. During acute infection, the migrating larvae may cause a pruritic, raised, erythematous lesion, the so-called larva currens [8].…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Hyperinfection is often precipitated by immunosuppressive therapy in patients with chronic S. stercoralis infection. In this condition, S. stercoralis in the bloodstream migrate through the blood vessel walls into the superficial dermis and cause petechial hemorrhage [3, 4]. …”
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confidence: 99%