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Larva Migrans MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Larva Migrans
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.523
C01.610.858.424
C17.800.838.775.424
Unique ID
D007815
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007815
Annotation
note category: a disease; restrict this dis to nematode infections; Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans, Toxocara causes visceral
Scope Note
Infections caused by nematode larvae which never develop into the adult stage and migrate through various body tissues. They commonly infect the skin, eyes, and viscera in man. Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans. Toxocara causes visceral larva migrans.
Entry Term(s)
Creeping Eruption
Cutaneous Larva Migrans
Dew Itch
Ground Itch
Larva Migrans, Cutaneous
Larva Migrans, Ocular
Ocular Larva Migrans
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Larva Migrans Preferred
Cutaneous Larva Migrans Narrower
Ocular Larva Migrans Narrower
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