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  Appendicitis and enterobius vermicularis
Enterobius vermicularis is the most common intestinal parasite of man with the widest geographical distribution specially in the primary care setting regardless of race, socioeconomic or culture circumstances
In this study 9 cases of appendicitis due to Enterobius vermicularis were assessed.
Budd JS,Armstrong C. Role of Enterobius vermicularis in etiology of appendicitis.
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  Small Bowel Gangrene : An Unusual Presentation of Enterobius Vermicularis Infestation
The possibility of an Enterobius Vermicularis infestation should be considered in a case of unexplained enterocolitis and bowel gangrene.
Enterobius vermicularis is known to cause eosinophilic enterocolitis.
In the present case jejunal enterocolitis due to Enterobius Vermicularis infestation, which is rarely found in jejunum, is seen associated with jejunal gangrene, showing granulomatous reaction with multinucleate giant cells and phagocytosed ova of Enterobius vermicularis, which is a rare complication of Enterobius vermicularis infestation.
www.bhj.org /journal/2004_4602_april/html/smallbowel_207.htm   (1300 words)

 Pelvic inflammatory disease associated with Enterobius vermicularis -- Tandan et al. 86 (6): 439 -- Archives of Disease ...
Enterobius vermicularis salpingitis: a distant episode from precipitating appendicitis.
Enterobius granulomas of the uterus, ovary and pelvic peritoneum.
Enterobius (Oxyuris) vermicularis of the pelvic peritoneum—a cause of infertility.
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 Nematodes Review Notes
Enterobius vermicularis is the most common nematode infection in the United States.  It is equally common in developed and developing countries.  It is more frequent in children.
Enterobius vermicularis does not migrate through the tissues, and it does not cause eosinophilia.
Infection with Enterobius vermicularis is frequently asymptomatic.  The most typical symptom is perianal itching, which can lead to excoriations and bacterial superinfection.  Since the egg only takes 4-6 hours to become infectious, the itching can lead to reinfection.  Very occasionally, ectopic disease is seen because of local migration (i.e., appendicitis or salpingitis).
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 HON Mother & Child Glossary, Pinworm Infections in Childhood
Enterobius : A genus of intestinal nematode worms which includes the pinworm or threadworm Enterobius vermicularis.
Enterobiasis : Infection with nematodes of the genus ENTEROBIUS.
vermicularis, the pinworm of man, causes a crawling sensation and pruritus.
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 Pinworm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pinworm (Genus Enterobius) is a parasitic roundworm of the phylum Nematoda.
The adult pinworm male is 1–4 mm in length, while the adult female is 8–13 mm and possess the long, pin-shaped posterior end for which the worm is named.
The Human Pinworm: The human pinworm Enterobius vermicularis is a ubiquitous parasite of man, it being estimated that over 200 million people are infected annually.
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 the GASTROLAB Endoscopy Picture Archives: Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm)
Enterobius vermicularis, pinworm, is an intestinal roundworm endemic in both temperate and tropical regions and common especially in schoolage children.
The female worm lays eggs in the perianal region, and the worm is transmitted from person to person via the infected persons hands, or by bedclothes.
Enterobius vermicularis can be treated with several antihelminthic drugs, e.g.
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 Common Intestinal Parasites - March 1, 2004 - American Family Physician
Diseases caused by Enterobius vermicularis, Giardia lamblia, Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, and Entamoeba histolytica occur in the United States.
vermicularis, commonly referred to as the pinworm or seatworm, is a nematode, or roundworm, with the largest geographic range of any helminth.
vermicularis is relatively innocuous, with egg deposition causing perineal, perianal, and vaginal irritation.
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 Enterobius vermicularis - human pinworm
The human pinworm Enterobius vermicularis is a ubiquitous parasite of man, it being estimated that over 200 million people are infected annually.
vermicularis is entirely restricted to man, other animals harbouring related but distinct species that are non-infective to humans, although their fur may be contaminated by eggs from the human species if stroked by someone with eggs on their hands.
In man anywhere where there are large numbers of children gathered together, (such as nurseries, play groups, orphanages etc.), especially if conditions are insanitary, are ready sources of infection, as one child may rapidly transmit the parasite his or her fellows.
www.path.cam.ac.uk /~schisto/Nematodes/Enterobius.html   (617 words)

 Pinworms: Enterobius Vermicularis
In girls, pinworm infection can spread to the vagina and cause a vaginal discharge.
Pinworm is an intestinal infection by a parasite - a worm called ENTEROBIUS VERMICULARIS.
Pinworm infections probably affect about 200 million people across the world, including about 40 million people in the United States and Canada.
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 Enterobius Courses from MediaLab, Inc.
It is also important to note that parasites and parasitic ova may be seen in urine sediments as a result of fecal or vaginal contamination.
Another parasite which may be seen in urine is the Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) ova.
On high power brightfield, the larva of Enterobius vermicularis can be seen within the thick hyaline shell.
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 Medical Dictionary: Enterobius vermicularis - WrongDiagnosis.com - WrongDiagnosis.com
Enterobius vermicularis (medical condition): Pinworms, also called threadworms, typically infect the bowel of children in tropical areas.
Enterobius vermicularis: Infection with nematodes of the genus ENTEROBIUS; E. vermicularis, the pinworm of man, causes a crawling sensation and pruritus.
Enterobius vermicularis: Another name for Pinworm (or close medical condition association).
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 Pinworms (Enterobius Vermicularis) & Prevention Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pinworms are the most common roundworm parasite in temperate climates and can affect up to one-third of the country's children, and affecting over 200 million people annually.
They are part of the species, Enterobius Vermicularis.
Pinworms are found in the area around the rectum or stool and can be detected by using a flashlight because the worms may glow under the light.
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 Medical Dictionary: Enterobius vermicularis - CureResearch.com
Enterobius vermicularis (condition): Small, threadlike parasitic worms mainly in colon and rectum
Enterobius vermicularis (condition): Pinworms, also called threadworms, typically infect the bowel of children in tropical areas.
Enterobius vermicularis: This infection is caused by a small, white intestinal worm called Enterobius vermicularis (EN-ter-O-be-us ver-MIK-u-lar-is).
www.cureresearch.com /medical/enterobius_vermicularis.htm   (264 words)

The pinworm, Enterobius vermicularis, ("threadworm", also known by the name Oxyuris) is one of the commonest of the cosmopolitan worm parasites of man, infecting mostly children in temperate and cold climates.
Extraintestinal infestation by Enterobius vermicularis has been reported to occur in the ovary, fallopian tubes, endometrium, peritoneal cavity, liver, lung and urinary tract.
Epidemiology: Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) is one of the most prevalent worms found in children worldwide.
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 Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworms)
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Pinworms are known in the scientific community as Enterobius vermicularis.
They are members of the phylum Nematoda (roundworms), the class Rhabditae, and the family Oxyuridae.
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 Pinworms and Pinworm Infection (Enterobiasis) - infections caused by pinworms includes symptoms, treatment and ...
Pinworm infection is a large intestine infection caused by a small, white worm called a pinworm.
While an infected person is asleep, female pinworms leave the intestines through the anus and deposit eggs on the skin around the anus.
Because pinworm infection is caused by Enterobius vermicularis, the infection is also called enterobiasis.
www.medicinenet.com /pinworm_infection/article.htm   (519 words)

 Specialty Laboratories ::: we help doctors help patients
Parija SC, Basile A, Nalini P. Enterobius vermicularis infection in children in Pondicherry.
The role of Enterobius vermicularis in etiopathogenesis of appendicitis.
Survey of Enterobius vermicularis infection among school children in Tainan City.
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 eMedicine - Pinworms : Article by Joseph Bocka, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Background: Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) is the most common intestinal parasite in the United States.
Pathophysiology: E vermicularis lives in the small intestines, primarily the ileocecal region.
Embryonated eggs may be released into the air or onto fomites (eg, beds, clothing) or placed directly into the mouth and swallowed (autoinfection), after which they settle in the small intestines.
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 Pinworm infection definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Because Enterobius vermicularis is a pinworm, pinworm infection is also called enterobiasis.
The symptoms of a pinworm infection are caused by the female pinworm laying her eggs.
Pinworm Infection - Learn about pinworms and pinworm infection of the large intestine caused by this small, white worm known medically as Enterobius vermicularis.
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 Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid in Children with Intestinal Parasitic Infection -- Olivares et al. 21 (2): 109 -- Journal of ...
Enterobius vermicularis, and 20 patients infected with Cryptosporidium
Analysis showed a significant increase for Giardia lamblia, p = 0.045 (triangle) and Enterobius vermicularis, p = 0.004 (circle).
Graham CF: A device for the diagnosis of Enterobius vermicularis.
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 Colon - Pinworm or Enterobius Vermicularis
Her exam was normal except for this finding.
This is Enterobius vermicularis or pinworm and is most frequently seen in young children.
Probably the most common parasitic infection in the US, humans are the only host in their life cycle.
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 Unbound MEDLINE | Enterobius journal articles
Egg positive rate of Enterobius vermicularis among preschool children in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea.
Sah SP, Bhadani PP Enterobius vermicularis causing symptoms of appendicitis in Nepal.
Morphology of chimpanzee pinworms, Enterobius (Enterobius) anthropopitheci (Gedoelst, 1916) (Nematoda: Oxyuridae), collected from chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, on Rubondo Island, Tanzania.
www.unboundmedicine.com /medline/ebm/mesh/Enterobius   (197 words)

 Basic Summary for Pinworm - WrongDiagnosis.com
Infection with nematodes of the genus ENTEROBIUS; E. vermicularis, the pinworm of man, causes a crawling sensation and pruritus.
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Enterobius vermicularis is a nematode (roundworm) that is commonly found in the tropics.
Most often the eggs of Enterobius vermicularis occurs as a contaminant in vaginal pool material, especially in women with poor hygene, and can be caused by fecal contamination.
Within these eggs an embryo can often be recognized.
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