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Online edition:ISSN 2758-089X

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A Clinical Case of Cutaneous Gnathostomiasis having Creeping Eruption

A clinical case of cutaneous gnathostomiasis having creeping eruption on the right buttock skin region of the infected patient is reported,. The patient, a 58-year-old male living in Okayama Prefecture had eaten raw catfish, Parasilurus asotus prior to the occurrence of definite symptoms, Intestinal planes of nematode larvae were recognized on the upper dermis, The results of the morphological examination of the sectioned larva revealed that the arrangement and shape of epidermal muscle cells, lateral cords, intestinal wall as well as cuticular spines were similar to the characteristics of those of larval Gnathostoma.

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Hatsushika R, et al
11
3
151-157
DOI
10.11482/KMJ-E11(3)151

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