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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The incidence reported from. Case 2 A year-old man, living in oxiuriasie country 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.
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D ICD – This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. With the report of two recent ectopic cases, one located in a Fallopian tube and osiuriasis other in a perianal abscess, which recently came to our attention. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles.
Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank the Mrs. The most common symptom is an itchy anal region, which can disturb sleep.
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Chapter 3 Infectious Diseases Related to Travel. Preventative action revolves around personal hygiene and the cleanliness of the living quarters.
It is estimated that there are , cases of pinworm infection throughout the world. Infected people should also practice personal hygiene measures such as washing hands before eating or preparing food, keeping fingernails short, not scratching the perianal region, and not biting nails.
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. Cook GC September If the patient comes from a zone endemic for bilharziasis, the differential diagnosis must include the granulomas caused by the eggs of Schistosoma haematobium or other species of trematodes of the same genus.
If it is not very painful, the nodule is tolerated by the patient, even for a number of months, before seeing a doctor Vafai and Mohit, oxiurixsis 18 ]; also see our case 2.
Enterobiasis in Ectopic Locations Mimicking Tumor-Like Lesions
An exceptional case of oxyuriasis of the intestinal wall. Itchy anal area . Chronic pelvic peritonitis due to the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis. Entwrobiasis diagnosis is based on the histological finding.
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. Scotch Tape applied on the anal area will pick up deposited eggs, and diagnosis can be made by examining the tape with enterobiawis microscope.
oxiuriasie As the pain had become unbearable, the patient asked for medical aid. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. Examining stool samples is not recommended because pinworm eggs are sparse.
Histological aspects of ectopic locations of E. Pinworm eggs Enterobius vermicularis. Pinworm infection spreads through human-to-human transmissionby ingesting i. Pinworms Enterobius vermicularis . American Society for Microbiology. Archived from the original on 18 October