Bergner, T.; Löscher, Thomas; Barutzki, D.; Przybilla, B.
Subkutane Dirofilariasis: Infektion mit Dirofilaria repens.
In: Der Hautarzt, Vol. 41, No. 5: pp. 265-269
A female patient resident in Germany is described, who had developed dirofilariasis presenting as a hard subcutaneous nodule at the glabella. Dirofilaria repens was isolated after surgical removal of the skin lesion. She was treated with diethylcarbamazine (Hetrazan) for 4 weeks. Exposures related to infection with Dirofilaria repens are discussed.