Hookworm skin lesion pictures

Hookworm skin lesion pictures

Chapter10 2PARASITIC INFECTIONS OF THE SKIN A wide range of parasitic infections can involve the skin and subcutaneous tissuesDepending on the species of parasite this involvement may be transient the parasite passing through the skin on its migration to the blood stream and so to a specific target organ or the infection may be localised to the skinIn the latter infections the skin may be the primary site of infection or there may be a secondary invasion of the skinAll parasitic groups p Source: Hookworm skin lesion pictures

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