Volume 72, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


A 40 year-old woman living in Gialai, Kontum, Vietnam, developed a red solid mass in the epigastric region. From ultrasound investigation, liver abscess and myositis of the intercostal muscle was diagnosed. Two weeks after treatment with antibiotics, the mass disappeared, but a migratory track developed in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. An aspiration of the vesicular end of the serpiginous track showed a light brown, living worm that was later identified as an immature sp. This is the first case report of cutaneous fascioliasis in the form similar to creeping eruption.


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  • Received : 09 Jun 2004
  • Accepted : 01 Sep 2004

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