Transient Facial Swellings in a Patient With a Remote African Travel History JOURNAL OF TRAVEL MEDICINE Richardson, E. T., Luo, R., Fink, D. L., Nutman, T. B., Geisse, J. K., Barry, M. 2012; 19 (3): 183-185


We present a case of Loa loa infection in a patient, 21 years after visiting an endemic area for only 4 days. To our knowledge, this case represents the longest time for the diagnosis of loiasis to be made post-exposure in a traveler and emphasizes that even short exposures can place travelers at risk.

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