Cercarial dermatitis

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Background

  • Also known as "Swimer's itch"
  • skin exposed to freshwater schistosomes or coastal water clam diggers itch
  • Cercaria (non-human schistisomes)

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Travel-related skin conditions

Papules

Sub Q Swelling and Nodules

Ulcers

Linear and Migratory Lesions

See also domestic U.S. ectoparasites

Workup

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References