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Quintessence Int 37 (2006), No. 9     28. Aug. 2006
Quintessence Int 37 (2006), No. 9  (28.08.2006)

Page 721-723, PubMed:17017634

Larva migrans in the oral mucosa: Report of a case
Capuano, Ana Carolina Thome / de Sousa, Suzana Catanhede Orsini Machado / de Carvalhosa, Artur Aburad / dos Santos Pinto Junior, Decio
Larva migrans is a condition caused by subcutaneous or visceral migration of parasite larvae, usually Ancylostoma braziliense, and is characterized by pruriginous or serpiginous lesions. This article describes a case of larva migrans involving the oral mucosa in a 24-year-old woman.

Keywords: oral larva migrans, oral parasite larvae, subcutaneous oral lesion