Cutaneous larva migrans: rapid improvement of clinical pathology after treatment with ivermectin

A. Schuster, H. Lesshafft, S. Talhari, S. Guedes De Oliveira, R. Ignatius & H. Feldmeier
Background: Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is a common but neglected parasitic skin disease caused by the migration of animal hookworm larvae in the epidermis. The disease is common in impoverished communities of the developing world; it is associated with considerable morbidity and results in life quality[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]