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Volume 18, Number 12—December 2012

Letter

Autochthonous Gnathostomiasis, Brazil

Thiago Jeunon de Sousa VargasComments to Author , Sabrina Kahler, Cassio Dib, Marcio Barroso Cavaliere, and Maria Auxiliadora Jeunon-Sousa
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: ID–Investigação em Dermatologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (T. Jeunon de Sousa Vargas, M.A. Jeunon-Sousa); Hospital Federal de Bonsucesso, Rio de Janeiro (T. Jeunon de Sousa Vargas, S. Kahler, C. Dib); Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões, Rio de Janeiro (M. Barroso Cavaliere)

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Gnathostomiasis in a 37-year-old man, Brazil. A) Evanescent winding, linear, reddish lesions on the back in 2005. B) Deep migratory reddish nodules (arrows) on the lateral thorax, occurring in 2009 after treatment with albendazol for helmintic prophylaxis.

Figure. . Gnathostomiasis in a 37-year-old man, Brazil. A) Evanescent winding, linear, reddish lesions on the back in 2005. B) Deep migratory reddish nodules (arrows) on the lateral thorax, occurring in 2009 after treatment with albendazol for helmintic prophylaxis.

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