Taxonomy: Order Siphonaptera (fleas)
Animal: Tunga penetrans 7 06.jpg
Tunga penetrans. H&E stained section of Tungiasis in a toe in a man from Madagascar. This human chigoe or jigger flea invades the human epidermis producing nodular swellings that are painful and eventually ulcerate. This section shows part of a female Tunga's ovary, trachae and gut.
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