Case Report| Volume 11, ISSUE 5, P751-753, September 1986

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Gnathostomiasis externa: A case report

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      A case report of a cutaneous larva migrans caused by the nematode, Gnathostoma spinigerum, in which the worm was visualized at surgery and successfully removed, is presented. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case of documented subcutaneous gnathostomiasis in the Western Hemisphere and the first in the upper extremity.
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