Tunga penetrans in South Florida

R. Poppiti, M. Kambour, M. J. Robinson, A. M. Rywlin

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Abstract

We have described a 25-year-old man with infestation of the feet by the burrowing flea Tunga penetrans, acquired in Brazil. We have also presented the microscopic characteristics of the flea and the histologic differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1558-1560
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume76
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

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Poppiti, R., Kambour, M., Robinson, M. J., & Rywlin, A. M. (1983). Tunga penetrans in South Florida. Southern Medical Journal, 76(12), 1558-1560.

Tunga penetrans in South Florida. / Poppiti, R.; Kambour, M.; Robinson, M. J.; Rywlin, A. M.

In: Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 76, No. 12, 01.12.1983, p. 1558-1560.

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Poppiti, R, Kambour, M, Robinson, MJ & Rywlin, AM 1983, 'Tunga penetrans in South Florida', Southern Medical Journal, vol. 76, no. 12, pp. 1558-1560.
Poppiti R, Kambour M, Robinson MJ, Rywlin AM. Tunga penetrans in South Florida. Southern Medical Journal. 1983 Dec 1;76(12):1558-1560.
Poppiti, R. ; Kambour, M. ; Robinson, M. J. ; Rywlin, A. M. / Tunga penetrans in South Florida. In: Southern Medical Journal. 1983 ; Vol. 76, No. 12. pp. 1558-1560.
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