Cutaneous larva migrans (creeping eruption):
Occur when larva of dog and cat hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum and A. braziliense) penetrates the skin migrates.
Foot is most common site.
Clinical features – pruritic, red, linear burrows
Worms die after 2-3 months; cryotherapy; topical thiaberdazole then systemic
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