Cercarial dermatitis

(Redirected from Swimmer's Itch)

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

Authors:

Ross Donaldson