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[Tungiasis, an uncommon ectoparisitic disease].
Rev Prat. 2009 Feb 20; 59(2):163-5.RP

Abstract

Tungiasis is an infestation of the skin due to the sand flea chigger (or Tunga penetrans). After penetration under the nails of the feet, this ectoparasite enlarged and the lesion becomes painful. Diagnosis is made on the past history (travel in tropical areas) and the inspection. Treatment consists of extraction the insect entire, and administration of topical antiseptic lotion.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Unité des maladies parasitaires et tropicales, hôpital Bicêtre, 94275 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. patrice.bouree@bct.aphp.frNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

English Abstract
Journal Article

Language

fre

PubMed ID

19317125

Citation

Bourée, Patrice, et al. "[Tungiasis, an Uncommon Ectoparisitic Disease]." La Revue Du Praticien, vol. 59, no. 2, 2009, pp. 163-5.
Bourée P, Ossé L, Rabenandrasana F. [Tungiasis, an uncommon ectoparisitic disease]. Rev Prat. 2009;59(2):163-5.
Bourée, P., Ossé, L., & Rabenandrasana, F. (2009). [Tungiasis, an uncommon ectoparisitic disease]. La Revue Du Praticien, 59(2), 163-5.
Bourée P, Ossé L, Rabenandrasana F. [Tungiasis, an Uncommon Ectoparisitic Disease]. Rev Prat. 2009 Feb 20;59(2):163-5. PubMed PMID: 19317125.
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TY - JOUR T1 - [Tungiasis, an uncommon ectoparisitic disease]. AU - Bourée,Patrice, AU - Ossé,Lauranne, AU - Rabenandrasana,Fanambinantsoa, PY - 2009/3/26/entrez PY - 2009/3/26/pubmed PY - 2009/4/25/medline SP - 163 EP - 5 JF - La Revue du praticien JO - Rev Prat VL - 59 IS - 2 N2 - Tungiasis is an infestation of the skin due to the sand flea chigger (or Tunga penetrans). After penetration under the nails of the feet, this ectoparasite enlarged and the lesion becomes painful. Diagnosis is made on the past history (travel in tropical areas) and the inspection. Treatment consists of extraction the insect entire, and administration of topical antiseptic lotion. SN - 0035-2640 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/19317125/[Tungiasis_an_uncommon_ectoparisitic_disease]_ L2 - http://www.diseaseinfosearch.org/result/7265 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -
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