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A 10-year-old boy who was adopted from the ...

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submitted by brethren_md(43),

Onchocerca Volvulus via female blackfly. Black flies, black skin nodules, "black sight" (aka Blindness). Question stem here describes the black nodules seen in Onchocerca.





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submitted by famylife(34),

For Pictures: https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1109409-clinical#b2





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submitted by drmomo(0),

why can't it be culex mosquito? maybe wuchereria bancrofti filariasis?