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Volume 13, Number 1—January 2007


Human Subcutaneous Dirofilariasis, Russia

Laura H. Kramer*Comments to Author , Vladimir V. Kartashev†, Giulio Grandi*, Rodrigo Morchón‡, Sergei A. Nagornii§, Panagiotis Karanis¶, and Fernando Simón‡
Author affiliations: *Università degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy; †Rostov State Medical University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia; ‡Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain; §Rostov Research Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology, Rostov-on-Don, Russia; ¶University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany;

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Sex, age, and location of nodules of 14 patients with subcutaneous dirofilariasis diagnosed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, February 2003–July 2004

PatientSexAge, yLocation of nodule
1F29Temporal area
2M40Left upper eyelid
3F61Left groin
4F54Left shoulder
5F43Left shoulder
6F23Oral cavity
8F39Left shoulder
10F66Left breast
12F28Temporal area
13M55Left foot
14F35Right foot

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