Nowadays, traveling-associated dermatoses are more frequently seen by physicians that may not be very familiar to them.(12) In this scenario, dermoscopy can facilitate the early diagnosis of tungiasis, thus leading to the correct treatment that consists of complete surgical excision of the lesion (Figures 3.25 and 3.26). Mechanical removal, curettage, and cryotherapy may also be considered.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Dermatoscopy in Clinical Practice|
|Subtitle of host publication||Beyond Pigmented Lesions|
|Number of pages||14|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2009|
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