A Note on Psychoses and Loeffler's Syndrome Complicating Creeping Eruption

Summary

Three cases of persons who had “creeping eruption” or “cutaneous larva migrans” and developed psychoses manifested as severe mental depressions and findings suggestive of Loeffler's syndrome are presented. It is hoped this note will stimulate further reports and detailed studies to clarify the relationships observed.

Author Notes

Veterans Administration Center, Bay Pines, Florida.

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