Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans of the penis successfully treated with topical ivermectin

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Abstract

Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans is an infestation of the skin caused by nematodes. Involvement of genitals is extremely rare. We report the case of a child with this infestation on the penis who cleared rapidly with topical ivermectin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-392
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Volume36
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • child
  • hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans
  • ivermectin
  • penis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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