Schistosome cercarial dermatitis, caused by skin entry by larval flatworms, experienced after body contact with natural waters.
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CDC: Swimmer's Itch (Cercarial Dermatitis)
Factsheet about this infection and its public health significance.
American Osteopathic College of Dermatology information page on cercarial dermatitis. Covers description, cause, geographic occurrence, treatment, names for this condition in different parts of the world, and other causes of itching among swimmers.
Swimmer's Itch: The Authorized Home Page - Hope College
Information about symptoms, control, life cycle, host-parasite relationships, and distribution of this skin ailment.
Wikipedia: Swimmer's Itch
Encyclopedia article on this infection which is caused by water-borne trematode parasites.
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