Recognition of the characteristic cutaneous eruption of disseminated strongyloidiasis can be crucial for early diagnosis and treatment of this potentially fatal infestation. We describe a corticosteroid-dependent elderly man who had a purpuric eruption. Filariform larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis were found in dermal granulomas and also in the sputum.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology|
|Issue number||2 I|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
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