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Larva Migrans / Larva Migrans / Larva Migrans / Larva migrans

Terminology | DeCS - Descriptors in Health Sciences | ID: 022535

ABSTRACT

Infections caused by nematode larvae which never develop into the adult stage and migrate through various body tissues. They commonly infect the skin, eyes, and viscera in man. Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans. Toxocara causes visceral larva migrans.
Infecciones producidas por larvas de nemátodos que nunca se desarrollan hasta la etapa adulta y que migran a través de diversos tejidos corporales. Ellos comúnmente infectan la piel, los ojos, y vísceras en los hombres. El Ancylostoma brasiliensis produce larva migrans cutánea. El toxocara produce larva migrans visceral.
As infecções causadas por larvas de nematoides que nunca atingem o estágio adulto e que migram através de vários tecidos do organismo. Elas normalmente infectam a pele, os olhos e as vísceras no homem. O Ancylostoma brasiliensis causa a larva migrans cutânea. O Toxocara causa a larva migras visceral.