Loa loa filariasis
Scaly itchy rash since a recent holiday in Africa. superficial lacerations on hands and both shins.
Left hand X-rays
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Within the soft tissues, there are curvilinear areas of soft tissue calcification.
These have the appearances of infection, and Loa Loa is most likely.
Loa-Loa is an endemic filariasis in parts of central and west Africa.
It is caused by bites from the deer fly, and skin and eye infestations are common.