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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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Enterobiasis in Ectopic Locations Mimicking Tumor-Like Lesions

The parasite is not transmitted by arthropod vectors or intermediate hosts but directly from the parasitized subject to a healthy subject by means of hands, food, or contaminated objects. June 12, Page last reviewed: The nodular tumor-like lesion, enucleated surgically through the skin was examined histologically and was composed of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues with partially obliterated fistulous pathways which communicated deeply into the suppurative area with inflammatory and chronic infiltrations and with the presence of a plurinucleate giant cell granuloma, foreign body type, fibrous tissue, lymphocytes, and numerous eosinophilic granulocytes mingled with necrotic material Oxihriasis 1 c.

Two cases of eosinophilic prostatitis due to metazoan infestation with Oxyuris vermicularisand with a larva of Linguatula serrata The Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. Granuloma of the liver due to Enterobius vermicularis.

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National Library of Medicine. Cook GC September Enjoy Your Vacation Zika: Secernentea Spiruria Camallanida Dracunculus medinensis Dracunculiasis. Pulmonary nodule caused by Enterobius vermicularis.


From a review of the literature, location in the female genital tracts, considering as such also those peritoneals at the pelvic level according to Symmers, [ 27 ] described from the end of the s [ 9 ] to today are not, in reality, so rare as one entfrobiasis think; in fact, we were able to find more than 80 cases, reported in 24 different countries of 3 continents France, UK, USA.

Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. In female subjects, E.

On physical examination, a rounded mass having a diameter of about 2 cm, externally palpable in the posterior quadrants of the perineum, highly painful at palpation, having a hard-elastic consistency, with the skin moderately reddened was noted. 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.

Archived from the original on 5 November Fine needle aspiration diagnosis of a subcutaneous abscess from Enterobius vermicularis infestation: D ICD – Ovarian enterobiasis—a proposed pathogenesis. Support Center Support Center.

Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. The deposited eggs mature in a few hours enteroobiasis contain fully developed larvae becoming infective. The principal aim of the journal is to publish original work in the broad field of Oxiuriasiis, as well as to provide information on the specialty and related areas that is up-to-date and relevant.


Case 2 A year-old man, living in the 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.

The journal accepts original articles, scientific letters, review articles, clinical guidelines, consensuses, editorials, letters to the Editors, brief communications, and clinical images enterobkasis Gastroenterology in Spanish and English for their publication. The Journal of Parasitology. Pinworm infection Enterobius oxiurisais. Pinworm eggs Enterobius vermicularis.

For the organism itself, see Pinworm parasite. 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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Both adnexa were removed. Nematode Parasites of Vertebrates: Infectious diseases Parasitic disease: Enterobius vermicularis Enterobiasis Pinworm. Almost and always were the females of E. Adult worms can migrate from the anal area to other sites, including the vulva, vagina, and urethra.

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