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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Tungiasis Under Dermoscopy: In Vivo And Ex Vivo Examination Of The Cutaneous Infestation Due To Tunga Penetrans [tungíase Sob Dermatoscopia: Exame In Vivo E Ex Vivo Da Infestação Cutânea Pela Tunga Penetrans]
Author: Criado P.R.
Landman G.
dos Reis V.M.S.
Junior W.B.
Abstract: The female flea Tunga penetrans is responsible for a cutaneous parasitosis known as Tungiasis. We report the clinical case of a 12 year-old Caucasian boy who sought treatment in a dermatological private office due to a painful lesion in the plantar area and whose dermoscopic examination, without skin contact, allowed the visualization of parasite's movement inside the skin. The diagnosis of tungiasis is clinical, but it can be aided by in vivo and ex vivo dermoscopic examination of the lesion. © 2013 by Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia.
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Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20132071
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Date Issue: 2013
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