Possible Causes for Larva Migrans in USA

  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans
    Larva Migrans

    Treatment of cutaneous larva migrans. […] Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans. […] Mini review: Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans.[1]

  • Loiasis
    Larva Migrans

    Loa loa filariasis is a skin and eye disease caused by the nematode worm Loa loa. Humans contract this disease through the bite of a deer fly or mango fly (Chrysops spp), the vectors for Loa loa. The adult Loa loa filarial worm migrates throughout the subcutaneous tissues of humans, occasionally crossing into…[2]

  • Dracunculiasis
    Larva Migrans

    Dracunculiasis is an tropical disease caused by the nematode Dracunculus medinensis, also known as guinea worm. Generally, patients show a history of travel to endemic areas. Many of them also remember drinking untreated or unfiltered water, eating of vegetables and fresh fruits washed with such water and bathing…[3]

  • Visceral Larva Migrans
    Ocular Larva Migrans

    Toxocariasis is often called visceral larva migrans (VLM). […] Ocular larva migrans (OLM) is rare compared with VLM. […] Visceral larva migrans seems to affect children aged 1–4 more often while ocular larva migrans more frequently affects children aged 7–8.[4]

  • Ocular Larva Migrans
    Visceral Larva Migrans

    Ocular larva migrans (OLM) is caused by T. canis and rarely by T. cati. […] Ocular larva migrans, also known as ocular toxocariasis, is a zoonotic disease caused by roundworms. […] Toxocariasis can be asymptomatic or can cause severe disease either systemically (visceral larva migrans) or in the eye (OLM) based on the migration of the larvae, inflammatory[5]

  • Hookworm Infection
    Cutaneous Larva Migrans

    Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans. […] migrans. […] Blood tests must include a complete cell blood count, that reveals an iron deficiency anemia and eosinophilia, more prominent in eosinophilic enteritis than larva migrans.[6]

  • Ancylostoma Caninum
    Cutaneous Larva Migrans
  • Tyrosinemia
    Cutaneous Larva Migrans

    Tyrosinemia or tyrosinaemia is an error of metabolism, usually inborn, in which the body cannot effectively break down the amino acid tyrosine. Symptoms include liver and kidney disturbances and intellectual disability. Untreated, tyrosinemia can be fatal.Most inborn forms of tyrosinemia produce hypertyrosinemia (high…[7]

  • Strongyloides Stercoralis
    Cutaneous Larva Migrans
  • Cutaneous Schistosomiasis
    Cutaneous Larva Migrans

    Swimmer’s itch or cercarial dermatitis, is a short-term immune reaction occurring in the skin of humans that have been infected by water-borne schistosomatidae. Symptoms, which include itchy, raised papules, commonly occur within hours of infection and do not generally last more than a week. It is common in…[8]

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  1. Cutaneous Larva Migrans, Symptoma
  2. Wikipedia: Loa loa filariasis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Dracunculiasis, Symptoma
  4. Wikipedia: Toxocariasis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Ocular Larva Migrans, Symptoma
  6. Hookworm Infection, Symptoma
  7. Wikipedia: Tyrosinemia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Wikipedia: Swimmer's itch, CC-BY-SA-3.0