rhabditic dermatitis

rhabditic dermatitis
a type of dermatitis found in domestic animals and occasionally spread to humans, due to invasion of a break in the skin by larvae of the nematode Rhabditis strongyloides, often as a result of sleeping in a damp, filthy bed. Called also Pelodera d.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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