POCUS IOTW: Embedded Larvae

Posted on: August 29, 2018, by :

Patient presented with boils. Recent to travel to Ethiopia.

US image shows hyperechoic area – bright white area (arrow)

Incision and EXTRACTION of a larva.

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Haroon Shaukat MD
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