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Volume 9, Number 8—August 2003

Research

Severe Tungiasis in Underprivileged Communities: Case Series from Brazil

Hermann Feldmeier*Comments to Author , Margit Eisele*, Rômulo César Sabóia-Moura†, and Jörg Heukelbach†
Author affiliations: *Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany; †Mandacaru Foundation, Fortaleza, Brazil

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Figure 4

Right foot of a 50-year-old man. All nails have been lost. Embedded fleas have been manipulated by the patient, leaving innumerable sores. Desquamation and ulceration are merged. The skin tends to bleed where the stratum corneum is eroded.

Figure 4. Right foot of a 50-year-old man. All nails have been lost. Embedded fleas have been manipulated by the patient, leaving innumerable sores. Desquamation and ulceration are merged. The skin tends to bleed where the stratum corneum is eroded.

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