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Cutaneous larva migrans of the penis
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    • Devinder Mohan Thappa, Professor and Head, Dermatology and STD Dept.,
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      • K Karthikeyan, and B Jeevankumar

    Dear Editor

    It appears as if the lesion is present on the dorsal aspect of the penis since the fingers at the root of the penis rotating it are not seen. Actually the lesion was present on the ventral aspect of the penis only. Since the penis was rotated by 90 degree at its root for easy photography, in the photograph it looks different. So the legend put for the figure is correct.

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    The anatomical position

    Dear Editor

    In this otherwise excellent description the site of the lesion is referred to as ventral, when it should be dorsal. In the anatomical position, the penis is erect.

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