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.

Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans of the penis successfully treated with topical ivermectin / C. Gelmetti, M. Brena, S. Veraldi. - In: PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY. - ISSN 0736-8046. - 36:3(2019), pp. 391-392. [10.1111/pde.13789]

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

C. Gelmetti
Primo
;
M. Brena
Secondo
;
S. Veraldi
Ultimo
2019

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.
child; hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans; ivermectin; penis
Settore MED/35 - Malattie Cutanee e Veneree
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