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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Similar cases have been reported over the last decade by many authors [ 1532 — 34 ]. In the first case, it would seem, therefore, that the worm had gone back up the genitals and, after penetrating the thickness of the tubal wall which had probably already been damaged by other infective agents, it was halted by the defensive reaction of the host tissues and remained among the inflammatory cells.

Report of a case. Pinworm infection cannot be totally prevented under most circumstances. Archived from the original on 5 November Enterobius vermicularis threadworm infestation of paraovarian tissue in a woman who has had a hysterectomy.

June 12, Page last updated: Pinworms Enterobius vermicularis [3].

A review of cases of enterobiasis in this location was reported in by Avolio et al. Elk Grove Village, IL: Scotch Tape applied on the anal area will pick up deposited enterobiasia, and diagnosis can be made by examining the tape with a microscope. Preventative action revolves around personal hygiene and the cleanliness of the living quarters. Garlic has been used as a treatment in the ancient cultures of China, India, Egypt, and Greece.


If it is not very painful, the nodule is tolerated by the patient, even for a number of months, before seeing a oxiruiasis Vafai and Mohit, [ 18 ]; also see our case 2. Pinworm infectionalso known as enterobiasisis a human parasitic disease caused by the pinworm. The authors would like to thank the Mrs.

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The ulceration of the nodule is possible but has not been ascertained the nature of the event: Both adnexa were removed. Pinworms cannot damage the skin, [14] and they do not normally migrate through tissues.

Fatal infection with human pinworm, Enterobius vermicularisin a captive chimpanzee. American Public Health Association. Those most likely to be infected with pinworm are school-age children, people who take care of infected children, and people who are institutionalized. Pinworm infestation of the genital tract. SNIP measures contextual enterlbiasis impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

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Enterobiasis in Ectopic Locations Mimicking Tumor-Like Lesions

Archived from the original on 7 December A Comparative Study of Four Oxyuricides. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. The authors report two ectoptic cases of enterobiasis observed in Northern Italy, one located in a fallopian tube of a year-old woman and oiuriasis other in a perianal subcutaneous tissue of a year-old man, mimicking tumor-like lesions.

The ova appear to be considerably more resistant than the worm itself, and they remain well-preserved even when the latter is scarcely recognizable in the lesions or has completely disappeared. Oxiuriasix the organism itself, see Pinworm parasite. Its pages are open to the members of the Association, as well as to all members of the medical community interested in using this forum to publish their articles in accordance with the journal editorial policies.

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Strongyloides stercoralis Strongyloidiasis Trichostrongylus spp. Ovarian enterobiasis—a proposed pathogenesis. Histological aspects of ectopic locations of E.