1921
Volume 35, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

A 4.5-cm male indistinguishable from was removed from the tip of the index finger of an 18-year-old farmer in Costa Rica. The case is reminiscent of a report of a larger (9-cm) but otherwise similar , identified as , a heartworm of otters, causing Raynaud's syndrome by occluding an artery of the fifth finger of a farm woman in Brazil. As in the present case, the worm was removed from a painful papule on the volar surface at the extreme tip of the affected finger.

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1986-09-01
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  • Accepted : 28 Apr 1986

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