Ectopic cutaneous Schistosomiasis* * Work performed at the Laboratory of Dermatology Investigation (ID)- Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil.

Esquistossomose cutânea ectópica

Thiago Jeunon de Sousa Vargas Raquel Lopes Maria de Lourdes Palermo F. N. Moraes Karen Grace Pena de Azevedo Maria Auxiliadora Jeunon Sousa About the authors

The authors report a case of ectopic cutaneous schistosomiasis in a 35 year-old female who presented clustered reddish macules and papules on the left buttock. The diagnosis was not suspected during clinical evaluation and required visualization of Schistosoma mansoni eggs on sections of tissue.

Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis mansoni; Skin


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