A Case of Penile Gnathostomiasis in Thailand

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  • Division of Dermatology and Department of Surgery, Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital, Royal Thai Air Force Medical Service, Donmuang, Thailand

A living young adult female Gnathostoma spinigerum 1.9 cm in length was extracted from a perforating hole on the left laterodorsal aspect of the proximal part of the inflamed glans penis of a 3-year-old Thai boy, the first such case to be recorded in the literature.

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