A parasitic worm, Dirofilaria repens, was living in a 32-year-old Russian woman's face. Photo: The New England Journal of Medicine

Those blemishes moving around on her face? Turns out it was a parasitic worm

A woman from Russia became host to a parasite through a mosquito bite.

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A parasitic worm, Dirofilaria repens, was living in a 32-year-old Russian woman's face. Photo: The New England Journal of Medicine
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