Cutaneous larva migrans contracted in England: a reminder


: M. A. B. Roest, Department of Dermatology, Amersham Hospital, Whielden Street Amersham, Bucks HP7 OJD, UK. Tel.: +44 1494 734600. Fax: +44 1494 734620.E-mail:


We report a case of cutaneous larva migrans contracted in England. This case serves as a reminder that the lack of travel abroad should not preclude the diagnosis. We discuss clinical presentation and management of cutaneous larva migrans.