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June 1964

Subcutaneous Infections With Dirofilaria: A Report of Two Cases

Author Affiliations


Present Address: 409 Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Dr. Fisher); University of Miami School of Medicine, Coral Gables, Fla (Dr. Homayouni); Tulane University, New Orleans (Dr. Orihel).

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(6):837-840. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590300065019

Two cases of Dirofilaria conjunctivae infection, diagnosed from histologic sections of excised, subcutaneous nodules from patients in Florida, are reported. The histological features of the worms, the lesions and the differential diagnoses are discussed.

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