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Christine Dubray. INFECTIOUS AGENT. The intestinal nematode (roundworm) Enterobius vermicularis. TRANSMISSION. Egg transmission. Pinworm infection, also known as enterobiasis, is a human parasitic disease caused by the pinworm. The most common symptom is itching in the anal area. Enterobius vermicularis(pinworm) andTrichuris trichiura(whipworm) are two of the most common nematode infections biasis.

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As the pain had become unbearable, the patient asked for medical aid. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to enterobiasos personal account.

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Self-infestation is frequent and can cause long-term infections. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. From the anamnesis, collected with difficulty due to the language problems, it turned out that the patient had been suffering from painful crises in the lower abdominal quadrants for many years.

The current teaching in medical schools, unjustly relegates oxyuriasis to a very limited space. Pinworm infection spreads through human-to-human transmissionby ingesting i. Pulmonary nodule caused by Enterobius vermicularis. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Pinworm infection

Similar cases have been reported over the last decade by many authors [ 1532 — 34 ]. Secernentea Spiruria Camallanida Dracunculus medinensis Dracunculiasis. Case 2 A year-old man, living in the oxiuuriasis near Modena, was admitted to Vignola Hospital Modena, Northern Italy in March for perianal swelling which had been present for about a year but which had become highly painful about three weeks before, in particular while defecating.


Register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save oxiuriassis and receive search alerts. Hand hygiene is the most effective method of prevention.

It can oxiuriasos associated with a burning sensation or anal itching. The Journal of Parasitology. The disease is spread between people by pinworm eggs.

Ovarian enterobiasis—a proposed pathogenesis. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Pelvic pain caused by intraperitoneal Enterobius vermicularis threadworm ova with an associated systemic autoimmune reaction.

Pinworm infestation of the genital tract. During the cycle of the parasite the female, once fertilized, descends into the rectum from its habitual location, the caecum and the colon, and lays its eggs in the entegobiasis folds and the surrounding areas. Get free access to newly published articles. Other more or less linear structures, probable remnants in an advanced regression phase of the uterine wall of the nematode, were also visible at the periphery of the egg cluster Figure 1 b.

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Enterobiasis in Ectopic Locations Mimicking Tumor-Like Lesions

Elk Grove Village, IL: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Pinworm infections commonly occur in all parts of the world.

enterrobiasis A Comparative Study of Four Oxyuricides. Egg transmission occurs by the fecal-oral route, either directly or indirectly via contaminated hands or objects such as clothes, toys, and bedding. Its pages are open to the members of oxiuruasis Association, as well as to all members of the medical community interested in enyerobiasis this forum to publish their articles in accordance with the journal editorial policies.

But its impact on human health is not irrelevant, given the possible long duration of the infection, the possible obstinate resistance to the therapy and the possible ectopic locations which are difficult to diagnose clinically.


Previous article Next article. Pinworms cannot damage the skin, [14] and they do not normally migrate through tissues. International Journal of Gynecological Pathology.

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American Public Health Association; The earliest known instance of pinworms is evidenced by pinworm eggs found in coprolitecarbon dated to BC at western Utah. Preventative action revolves around personal hygiene and the cleanliness of the living quarters.

The second option is microscopic identification of worm eggs collected by touching transparent tape to the anal area when the person first awakens in the morning.

Consequently, molecular evidence is that E.

ixiuriasis Sopra una cisti impiantata sulla salpinge contenente uova di Oxyuris vermicularis. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Enterobius vermicularis in the human conjunctival sac. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The movements of the females and the laying of the eggs cause itching, predisposing the passage of the infection to the same patient or other patients through hands which have been contaminated in this way.

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The authors would like to thank the Mrs. Peripheral eosinophilia was not found nor were parasite eggs using the Scotch-tape test. This item has received.