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Larva Migrans (Cutaneous Larva Migrans)

Infections caused by nematode larvae which never develop into the adult stage and migrate through various body tissues. They commonly infect the skin, eyes, and viscera in man. Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans. Toxocara causes visceral larva migrans.
Also Known As:
Cutaneous Larva Migrans; Ocular Larva Migrans; Creeping Eruptions; Eruption, Creeping; Eruptions, Creeping; Creeping Eruption; Larva Migrans, Cutaneous; Larva Migrans, Ocular
Networked: 138 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 7 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Strongyloidiasis
3. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
4. Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange)
5. Toxocariasis

Experts

1. Akao, Nobuaki: 4 articles (11/2005 - 04/2005)
2. Fujita, Koichiro: 3 articles (11/2005 - 04/2005)
3. Koike, Kazuo: 3 articles (06/2005 - 03/2002)
4. Nikaido, Tamotsu: 3 articles (06/2005 - 03/2002)
5. Satou, Tadaaki: 3 articles (06/2005 - 03/2002)
6. Caumes, Eric: 3 articles (06/2004 - 01/2003)
7. Vanhaecke, C: 2 articles (05/2014 - 08/2012)
8. Zibaei, Mohammad: 2 articles (05/2014 - 06/2010)
9. Sadjjadi, Seyed Mahmoud: 2 articles (05/2014 - 06/2010)
10. Feldmeier, Hermann: 2 articles (10/2013 - 12/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Larva Migrans:
1. Albendazole (Albenza)FDA Link
2. Ivermectin (Mectizan)FDA Link
3. Thiabendazole (Mintezol)FDA Link
4. AntigensIBA
5. NitrogenIBA
6. Vinyl Chloride (Chloroethylene)IBA
7. Promethazine (Promet)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)FDA LinkGeneric
9. benzimidazoleIBA
10. AntibodiesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
2. Microspheres (Microsphere)
3. Intradermal Injections
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Cryosurgery