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SE/B06/001: Red all over
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1. What is this rash called?
A- Cutanea Larvae Migrans

2. What has caused it?
Ancylostoma (dog hookworm)

3. What topical treatment may be applied?
Ethyl chloride spray to the head of the track

4. What drug treatment could be used for multiple or systemic infection?
Anti-helminthics, such as albendazole or mebendazole