Cutaneous amoebiasis refers to a form of amoebiasis that presents
primarily in the skin.
It can be caused by Acanthamoeba
or Entamoeba histolytica.
When associated with Acanthamoeba, it is also known as
It is also known as "amoebiasis cutis".
has been described as entering through the skin,
and it can have cutaneous expression.
Acanthamoeba (Acanthamoeba keratitis, Cutaneous acanthamoebiasis, Granulomatous amoebic
keratosis/hyperkeratosis (Seborrheic keratosis, Callus) · other epidermal
thickening (Ichthyosis acquisita, Palmoplantar keratoderma)
skin ulcer (Pyoderma
Cutaneous Markers of
Internal Malignancy (Florid cutaneous
papillomatosis, acanthosis nigricans, sign of Leser-Trelat)
atrophic (Lichen sclerosus, Acrodermatitis chronica
annulare, Necrobiosis lipoidica) · other granuloma (Granuloma
faciale, Pyogenic granuloma)