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Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is common in children in tropical and subtropical areas but exceptionally rare in temperate zones.1 We report a case of CLM in a child from a temperate climate country.
An 8-year-old boy was seen with a facial skin eruption. The boy lived in an industrialised city in Romania, but spent 2 months of his summer holidays in a rural village, 150 km away, playing with cats and dogs. Initial pruritus on the left cheek was followed by progressive serpiginous erythematous papules along the left aspect of …