parasitic skin diseases


Summary: Skin diseases caused by ARTHROPODS; HELMINTHS; or other parasites.

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  1. de Gentile L, Picot H, Bourdeau P, Bardet R, Kerjan A, Piriou M, et al. [Cercarial dermatitis in Europe: a new public health problem?]. Bull World Health Organ. 1996;74:159-63 pubmed
    ..In the light of the observations reported here and the analysis of recent publications, cercarial dermatitis may be regarded as an emerging disease. Its public health impact needs to be evaluated at the global level...
  2. Kolarova L, Skirnisson K, Horak P. Schistosome cercariae as the causative agent of swimmer's itch in Iceland. J Helminthol. 1999;73:215-20 pubmed
    ..This is the first report of schistosomes in Iceland and also the most northern occurrence of these parasites in Europe...
  3. Horak P, Kolarova L. Bird schistosomes: do they die in mammalian skin?. Trends Parasitol. 2001;17:66-9 pubmed
    ..Here, we review bird schistosomes as causative agents of cercarial dermatitis, underline adaptations of bird schistosomes to their life in vertebrate hosts, and discuss potential risks caused by the parasites migrating in humans...
  4. Nafstad O, Grønstøl H. Variation in the level of grain defect light flecks and spots on cattle hides. Acta Vet Scand. 2001;42:91-8 pubmed
    ..This variation supported the importance of lice in the development of light flecks and spots and suggested a relatively long healing period for the damages induced by lice...
  5. Nafstad O, Grønstøl H. The effect of eradication of lice on the occurrence of the grain defect light flecks and spots on cattle hides. Acta Vet Scand. 2001;42:99-106 pubmed
    ..The eradication programme eliminated the seasonal variation in the prevalence of light flecks and spots which was present before treatment...
  6. Fölster Holst R, Disko R, Röwert J, Böckeler W, Kreiselmaier I, Christophers E. Cercarial dermatitis contracted via contact with an aquarium: case report and review. Br J Dermatol. 2001;145:638-40 pubmed
    ..It is commonly contracted while swimming or wading in lakes. We report a biology teacher who developed the dermatitis after cleaning the school aquarium in which he kept a water snail and some fish...
  7. Heukelbach J, Winter B, Wilcke T, Muehlen M, Albrecht S, de Oliveira F, et al. Selective mass treatment with ivermectin to control intestinal helminthiases and parasitic skin diseases in a severely affected population. Bull World Health Organ. 2004;82:563-71 pubmed
    To assess the short-term and long-term impact of selective mass treatment with ivermectin on the prevalence of intestinal helminthiases and parasitic skin diseases in an economically depressed community in north-east Brazil.
  8. Feldmeier H, Singh Chhatwal G, Guerra H. Pyoderma, group A streptococci and parasitic skin diseases -- a dangerous relationship. Trop Med Int Health. 2005;10:713-6 pubmed
  9. Otranto D, Colwell D, Boulard C. Hypodermosis in yaks: doubts and certainties. Vet Parasitol. 2005;127:339-41 pubmed

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  1. Singh N, Arora V, Bhatia A. Are all subcutaneous parasitic cysts cysticercosis?. Acta Cytol. 2006;50:114-5 pubmed
  2. Millikan L. Mite infestations other than scabies. Semin Dermatol. 1993;12:46-52 pubmed
    ..Many of these have seasonal or regional characteristics, which will be discussed. The clinical aspects of mite infestation will primarily be dealt with, and the basic anatomy and biology of the mites will be ignored...
  3. Moriello K. Zoonotic skin diseases of dogs and cats. Anim Health Res Rev. 2003;4:157-68 pubmed
    ..Prevention of zoonotic infestations or infections can be accomplished easily by the use of routine flea and tick control, screening of new pets for dermatophytosis, and routine hand-washing...
  4. Barete S, Combes A, De Jonckheere J, Datry A, Varnous S, Martinez V, et al. Fatal disseminated Acanthamoeba lenticulata infection in a heart transplant patient. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007;13:736-8 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis was based on skin histopathologic results and confirmed by isolation of the ameba from involved skin and molecular analysis of a partial 18S rRNA gene sequence (DF3). ..
  5. Levine S, Goldstein A, Dahdouh M, Blank P, Hoffman C, Gropper C. Cutaneous Acanthamoeba in a patient with AIDS: a case study with a review of new therapy; quiz 386. Cutis. 2001;67:377-80 pubmed
    ..Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. This activity has been planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials. ..
  6. Moravec F, Conboy G, Speare D. A new trichosomoidid from the skin of Sebastes spp. (Pisces) from British Columbia, Canada. J Parasitol. 2005;91:411-4 pubmed
    ..Adults of H. canadensis differ morphologically from those of H. huffmani, mainly in the structure of the male caudal end and in the distinctly elevated anterior vulvar lip of the female. ..
  7. Heukelbach J, Jackson A, Ariza L, Feldmeier H. Prevalence and risk factors of hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans in a rural community in Brazil. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2008;102:53-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Local control of HrCLM should be based primarily on the health education of mothers and the elder girls who take care of their younger siblings...
  8. Tse B, Siatkowski R, Tse D. A technique for capturing migratory periocular worms: a case series and review of literature. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;26:323-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The retreat of the worm to the deeper, inaccessible orbit is prevented by strategic placement of a perimeter of anesthetic. ..
  9. Hougard J, Yameogo L, Philippon B. Onchocerciasis in West Africa after 2002: a challenge to take up. Parasite. 2002;9:105-11 pubmed
  10. Yates V. Harvest mites--a present from the Lake District. Clin Exp Dermatol. 1991;16:277-8 pubmed
    ..The life cycle of the harvest mite is discussed and recommendations for treatment given...
  11. Jakob A, Rompel R. [Disseminated affection of the skin with progressive papulopustules]. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2008;6:235-7 pubmed publisher
  12. Linardi P, Calheiros C, Campelo Junior E, Duarte E, Heukelbach J, Feldmeier H. Occurrence of the off-host life stages of Tunga penetrans (Siphonaptera) in various environments in Brazil. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2010;104:337-45 pubmed publisher
    ..penetrans occurs indoors. Control measures against the off-host life stages of T. penetrans should therefore be targeted at particular indoor micro-environments. ..
  13. Ibrahim S, Pryor J, Merritt R, Scott G, Beck L. Cutaneous myiasis arising in an eccrine adnexal neoplasm. Dermatol Online J. 2008;14:6 pubmed
    ..We report here a case of cutaneous myiasis observed in the setting of an eccrine adnexal neoplasm in an otherwise healthy host. Entomological analysis of the isolated organisms revealed additional information of interest...
  14. Mendoza Palmero C, Sereno Uribe A, Salgado Maldonado G. Two new species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) parasitizing Girardinichthys multiradiatus (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae), an endemic freshwater fish from central Mexico. J Parasitol. 2009;95:315-8 pubmed publisher
    ..mexicanus and from other species of Gyrodactylus on the North American continent by having anchors with a sclerite on the superficial root and robust hooks with a straight shaft and a recurved point...
  15. Shin M. Dermal mast cell responses in Paragonimus westermani-infected mice. Korean J Parasitol. 1997;35:259-64 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests that dermal mast cell responses to P. westermani in mice are dependent on cutaneous sensitization by larval excretory-secretory antigens, irrespective of infection route. ..
  16. Poli A, Mancianti F, Carli M, Stroscio M, Kramer L. Neospora caninum infection in a Bernese cattle dog from Italy. Vet Parasitol. 1998;78:79-85 pubmed
    ..caninum in Italy and confirm that neosporosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pyogranulomatous dermatitis in dogs. Clindamycin may be an effective treatment for cutaneous neosporosis. ..
  17. Ly M, Bethel S, Usmani A, Lambert D. Cutaneous Strongyloides stercoralis infection: an unusual presentation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003;49:S157-60 pubmed
    ..We present a case of disseminated strongyloidiasis with an unusual manifestation mimicking a drug rash and review the dermatologic manifestations of strongyloidiasis infestation. ..
  18. Park C, Ikadai H, Yoshida E, Isomura H, Inukai H, Oyamada T. Cutaneous toxoplasmosis in a female Japanese cat. Vet Pathol. 2007;44:683-7 pubmed
    ..gondii. Polymerase chain reaction and deoxyribonucleic acid sequence analysis was consistent with T. gondii infection. This is the first report of cutaneous toxoplasmosis in a Japanese cat. ..
  19. Pacque M, Elmets C, Dukuly Z, Munoz B, White A, Taylor H, et al. Improvement in severe onchocercal skin disease after a single dose of ivermectin. Am J Med. 1991;90:590-4 pubmed
    ..The drug had no demonstrable effect on depigmented lesions over the period of observation. Treatment was well tolerated. Single-dose ivermectin shows promise as the first acceptable treatment for severe onchocercal dermatitis. ..
  20. Tarantino C, Rossi G, Kramer L, Perrucci S, Cringoli G, Macchioni G. Leishmania infantum and Neospora caninum simultaneous skin infection in a young dog in Italy. Vet Parasitol. 2001;102:77-83 pubmed
    ..infantum and N. caninum in a dog. It is possible that the immunosuppressive effects of Leishmania infection or long-term steroid therapy may have been a contributing factor to the development of N. caninum in this dog. ..
  21. Sra K, Sracic J, Tyring S. Treatment of protozoan infections. Dermatol Ther. 2004;17:513-6 pubmed
    ..An overview of cutaneous manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment regimen of amebiasis, leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis, and toxoplasmosis is outlined in this article. ..
  22. Reed R, Cooke Yarborough C, Jaquiery A, Grimwood K, Kemp A, Su J, et al. Fatal granulomatous amoebic encephalitis caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris. Med J Aust. 1997;167:82-4 pubmed
    ..Infection with B. mandrillaris should be considered in the differential diagnosis of chronic skin lesions with non-specific granulomatous histopathology and negative microbiological test results. ..
  23. Meinking T, Burkhart C, Burkhart C. Changing paradigms in parasitic infections: common dermatological helminthic infections and cutaneous myiasis. Clin Dermatol. 2003;21:407-16 pubmed
    ..In this section, we discuss cutaneous myiasis as well as the four most common nematode dermatologic conditions seen in the United States...
  24. Lian C, Liu C. [Therapeutic efficancy of tradition Chinese medicine "nang chong san" on derme-muscular cysticercosis by local injection]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2002;20:157 pubmed
  25. Rufli T. [Rosacea and Demodex]. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2005;3:585-6 pubmed
  26. Hertel J, Hamburger J, Haberl B, Haas W. Detection of bird schistosomes in lakes by PCR and filter-hybridization. Exp Parasitol. 2002;101:57-63 pubmed
    ..A PCR assay, amplifying this sequence with the same specificity, detected 100 fg T. ocellata DNA, 1 cercaria in 0.5 g plankton, and 2 cercariae in 0.5 g host snail tissues...
  27. Valsecchi R, Leghissa P, Greco V. Cutaneous lesions in Blastocystis hominis infection. Acta Derm Venereol. 2004;84:322-3 pubmed
  28. Nguyen J, Murphy M, Nutman T, Neafie R, Maturo S, Burke D, et al. Cutaneous onchocerciasis in an American traveler. Int J Dermatol. 2005;44:125-8 pubmed
    ..Parasitic infections, including onchocerciasis, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pruritic eruptions in patients with a history of foreign travel to Africa, Central and South America. ..
  29. van Heerden J, Els H, Raubenheimer E, Williams J. Besnoitiosis in a horse. J S Afr Vet Assoc. 1993;64:92-5 pubmed
    ..Ultrastructural morphology of the crescent-shaped bradyzoites was not compatable with Besnoitia besnoiti or B. jellisoni and it is proposed that the infection was caused by B. bennetti...
  30. Ghosn S, Bhawan J. Response to subtle intracorneal findings in inflammatory disorders: hyphae or not?. J Cutan Pathol. 2005;32:320 pubmed
  31. Swick B, Walling H. Drug-induced delusions of parasitosis during treatment of Parkinson's disease. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005;53:1086-7 pubmed
  32. Elpern D. Cocaine abuse and delusions of parasitosis. Cutis. 1988;42:273-4 pubmed
    ..It is a service to these desperate patients to establish their confidence and then discretely ask about the use of illegal drugs, especially cocaine. ..
  33. Joo C, Kim J. Nosocomial submandibular infections with dipterous fly larvae. Korean J Parasitol. 2001;39:255-60 pubmed
    ..This is the first verified case involving Lucilia sericata in Taegu, Korea. In the present paper, the salient morphological features of the third instar larvae involved have been studied. ..
  34. Traore A, Barro Traoré F, Goumbri Lompo O, Niamba P, Diatto G, Tapsoba P, et al. [Cutaneous schistosomiasis: six cases]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2008;135:71-2 pubmed publisher
  35. Hall V, Ahsan N, Keeling J. Larva currens in a patient scheduled for renal transplant. Cutis. 2008;81:409-12 pubmed
    ..Although found endemically in the United States, the increasingly international nature of medical practice and transplantation medicine causes an increase in the number of patients who may present for evaluation. ..
  36. Krowchuk D, Bradham D, Fleischer A. Dermatologic services provided to children and adolescents by primary care and other physicians in the United States. Pediatr Dermatol. 1994;11:199-203 pubmed
    ..This analysis demonstrates the great frequency with which cutaneous disease occurs in ambulatory medicine, and reinforces the importance of dermatologic education in the training of primary care physicians. ..
  37. Benz G, Borucinska J, Lowry L, Whiteley H. Ocular lesions associated with attachment of the copepod Ommatokoita elongata (Lernaeopodidae: Siphonostomatoida) to corneas of Pacific sleeper sharks Somniosus pacificus captured off Alaska in Prince William Sound. J Parasitol. 2002;88:474-81 pubmed
    ..elongata infections can lead to severe vision impairment in Pacific sleeper sharks but that these infections do not significantly debilitate hosts because they probably do not need to rely on acute vision for their survival. ..
  38. Boutli F, Delli F, Mourellou O. Demodicidosis as spinulosis of the face: a therapeutic challenge. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2007;21:273-4 pubmed
  39. Gallerano V, Consigli J, Pereyra S, Gómez Zanni S, Danielo C, Gallerano R, et al. Chagas' disease reactivation with skin symptoms in a patient with kidney transplant. Int J Dermatol. 2007;46:607-10 pubmed
    ..All patients with positive Chagas' serology who require immunosuppressant drugs should receive specific treatment for Chagas' disease. ..
  40. Vyungimana F, Newell E. Treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin (Province of Bururi, Burundi): parasitologic and clinical evaluation of different periodicities of treatment. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998;59:828-31 pubmed
    ..In spite of the persistence of skin lesions, their severity decreased and most patients considered that their condition had improved even after just one year. ..
  41. Lindenstrøm T, Secombes C, Buchmann K. Expression of immune response genes in rainbow trout skin induced by Gyrodactylus derjavini infections. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2004;97:137-48 pubmed
    ..derjavini. ..
  42. Nnoruka E. Skin diseases in south-east Nigeria: a current perspective. Int J Dermatol. 2005;44:29-33 pubmed
  43. Ramdial P, Calonje E, Singh B, Sing Y, Govender P. Extra-anogenital bilharziasis cutanea tarda revisited. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36:766-71 pubmed publisher
  44. Kimmig P, Braun R, Hassler D. [Straying endoparasites--swimmer's dermatitis]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2002;127:1626 pubmed
  45. Ahmad K, Ramsay B. Delusional parasitosis: lessons learnt. Acta Derm Venereol. 2009;89:165-8 pubmed publisher
  46. Verbrugge L, Rainey J, Reimink R, Blankespoor H. Swimmer's itch: incidence and risk factors. Am J Public Health. 2004;94:738-41 pubmed
    ..Further epidemiological studies will help public health agencies address this bothersome problem at recreational lakes...
  47. Chazan B, Scherbakov A, Kerner H, Raz R. [Autochthonous subcutaneous dirofilariasis in Israel]. Harefuah. 2001;140:1125-6, 1232 pubmed
    ..Sporadic cases of human dirofilariasis have been reported in Israel. Dogs, cats and foxes are the reservoir, mosquitoes of the genera Culex and Aedes are the vectors and humans are the accidental hosts...
  48. Kimura S, Kashima M, Kawa Y, Nakamura F, Nawa Y, Takai K, et al. A case of subcutaneous sparganosis: therapeutic assessment by an indirect immunofluorescence antibody titration using sections of the worm body obtained from the patient. Br J Dermatol. 2003;148:369-71 pubmed
  49. Solano Gallego L, Fernández Bellon H, Morell P, Fondevila D, Alberola J, Ramis A, et al. Histological and immunohistochemical study of clinically normal skin of Leishmania infantum-infected dogs. J Comp Pathol. 2004;130:7-12 pubmed
    ..In contrast, however, the clinically normal skin of sick dogs harbours the parasite and probably plays a role in the transmission of leishmaniosis...
  50. Hamm H. [Mites, lice and fleas. Ectoparasitoses in infancy and childhood]. Hautarzt. 2005;56:915-24 pubmed
    ..This article summarizes skin conditions caused by mites, lice and fleas with special emphasis on distinctive features in children...
  51. Sand C. [Dermatologic problems arising during foreign travel]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2005;167:4085-7 pubmed
    ..Finally, mucocutaneous manifestations arising weeks and months after returning from vacation should raise suspicions of sexually transmitted syphilis and HIV...
  52. Curtis S, Edwards C, Athulathmuda C, Paul J. Case of the month: Cutaneous myiasis in a returning traveller from the Algarve: first report of tumbu maggots, Cordylobia anthropophaga, acquired in Portugal. Emerg Med J. 2006;23:236-7 pubmed
    ..This is apparently the first report of acquisition of this form of myiasis in Portugal...
  53. Dissemond J. [Diagnosis at a glance. Marked by vacation travel]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2006;148:57 pubmed
  54. Ghorpade A. Rhinosporidiosis: gigantic cells with engulfed sporangia of Rhinosporidium seeberi in the case of dermosporidiosis. Int J Dermatol. 2008;47:694-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The term "dermosporidiosis", should be used to denote such predominant skin lesions of rhinosporidiosis...
  55. Murdoch M. Onchodermatitis. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010;23:124-31 pubmed publisher
    ..This review is timely because awareness of the burden of disease from onchodermatitis has increased significantly over recent years. Recent progress in the field is reviewed with emphasis on publications within the past 2 years...
  56. Noireau F, Apembet J, Nzoulani A, Carme B. Clinical manifestations of loiasis in an endemic area in the Congo. Trop Med Parasitol. 1990;41:37-9 pubmed
    ..9% of the adult population. The study of the life-time risk of eyeworm, also conducted in the Pygmy and Bantu populations of another village, was shown to be useful in epidemiological evaluations...
  57. Selby D, Chandra R, Rakusan T, Loechelt B, Markle B, Visvesvara G. Amebic osteomyelitis in a child with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a case report. Pediatr Pathol Lab Med. 1998;18:89-95 pubmed
    ..We describe a case of amebic osteomyelitis, seen in a 6-year-old child with vertically acquired human immunodeficiency virus and a 6-month history of cutaneous Acanthamoeba infection...
  58. Coles G, Hadley P, Milnes A, Green L, Stosic P, Garnsworthy P. Relationship between lice infestation and leather damage in cattle. Vet Rec. 2003;153:255-9 pubmed
    ..After the infested animals had been treated with fenvalerate and eprinomectin to kill all the lice, the damage to the hides had not been fully reversed 13 weeks later...
  59. Paltiel M, Powell E, Lynch J, Baranowski B, Martins C. Disseminated cutaneous acanthamebiasis: a case report and review of the literature. Cutis. 2004;73:241-8 pubmed
    ..This paper also reviews 36 previously reported cases of cutaneous acanthamebiasis with delineation of clinical, diagnostic, histologic, and prognostic features, as well as discusses treatment options...
  60. Akilov O, Butov Y, Mumcuoglu K. A clinico-pathological approach to the classification of human demodicosis. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2005;3:607-14 pubmed
    ..Demodicosis is a parasitic skin disease caused by the follicle mites Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis. Although there are several clinical variants of this disease, a clear classification is missing...
  61. Stingl P. [Dermatological problems in visitors to the tropics]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2006;148:26-8, 30-1 pubmed
    ..An unusual climate and contact with microorganisms, parasites and insects not normally encountered can result in a specific spectrum of skin problems in persons who spend time in tropical regions...
  62. Rao V, Dash A, Agrawal M, Yadav R, Anvikar A, Vohra S, et al. Cercarial dermatitis in central India: an emerging health problem among tribal communities. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007;101:409-13 pubmed
    ..Cercarial dermatitis therefore appears to be a significant health problem among the tribal populations of central India...
  63. Abdel Rahman S, Mahmoud A, Galal L, Gustinelli A, Pampiglione S. Three new cases of human infection with Dirofilaria repens, one pulmonary and two subcutaneous, in the Egyptian governorate of Assiut. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2008;102:499-507 pubmed publisher
    ..repens on the African continent. All the worms collected from the cases, including a living worm from the left lung of the pulmonary case, were identified morphologically, and the identity of the lung parasite was confirmed by PCR...
  64. Morassin B, Magnaval J, Bessieres M, Fabre R, Ducos de la Hitte J. [A new case of subcutaneous dirofilariasis]. Med Trop (Mars). 1999;59:368-70 pubmed
    ..e., ELISA and western blot, and DNA analysis based on polymerase chain reaction...
  65. Ziegler T, Schau A, Winkler C. [Autochthonous strongyloidosis in an 81-year-old woman]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2002;114:405-9 pubmed
    ..Stool examination is necessary to find rare autochthonous infections by intestinal nematodes. Pathogenesis, clinical manifestation and treatment of strongyloidosis are discussed along with the clinical picture...
  66. Naessens J, Mwangi D, Buza J, Moloo S. Local skin reaction (chancre) induced following inoculation of metacyclic trypanosomes in cattle by tsetse flies is dependent on CD4 T lymphocytes. Parasite Immunol. 2003;25:413-9 pubmed
    ..In addition, it was established that the CD4 T cells mediate the generation of memory for immunity to a homologueous re-challenge. The inflammatory response in the skin did not affect further progress of the infection...
  67. Haond C, Nolan D, Ruane N, Rotllant J, Wendelaar Bonga S. Cortisol influences the host-parasite interaction between the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and the crustacean ectoparasite Argulus japonicus. Parasitology. 2003;127:551-60 pubmed
  68. Lowenstein C, Beck W, Bessmann K, Mueller R. Feline demodicosis caused by concurrent infestation with Demodex cati and an unnamed species of mite. Vet Rec. 2005;157:290-2 pubmed
  69. Salluh J, Bozza F, Pinto T, Toscano L, Weller P, Soares M. Cutaneous periumbilical purpura in disseminated strongyloidiasis in cancer patients: a pathognomonic feature of potentially lethal disease?. Braz J Infect Dis. 2005;9:419-24 pubmed
    ..Strongyloides larvae were identified in tracheal aspirates (n=5), gastric aspirates (n=4), lung (n=2) and skin biopsies (n=2). All patients died despite antihelminthic therapy and intensive care support...
  70. Athari A, Gohar Dehi S, Rostami Jalilian M. Determination of definitive and intermediate hosts of cercarial dermatitis-producing agents in northern Iran. Arch Iran Med. 2006;9:11-5 pubmed
    ..The study concerns the prevalence of avian schistosomes in intermediate and definite hosts in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran...
  71. Arafa S, El Naggar M, El Abbassy S, Stewart M, Halton D. Neuromusculature of Gyrodactylus rysavyi, a monogenean gill and skin parasite of the catfish Clarias gariepinus. Parasitol Int. 2007;56:297-307 pubmed
    ..The results were compared with those of the monogeneans Macrogyrodactylus clarii and M. congolensis inhabiting the gills and skin respectively of the same host fish C. gariepinus...
  72. Cramp A, Sohn J, James P. Detection of cutaneous myiasis in sheep using an 'electronic nose'. Vet Parasitol. 2009;166:293-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Practical methods for collection of odour in the field and suitable detection algorithms will be required for development to commercial application...
  73. Kaya D, Inceboz T, Kolatan E, Guneli E, Yilmaz O. Comparison of efficacy of ivermectin and doramectin against mange mite (Sarcoptes scabiei) in naturally infested rabbits in Turkey. Vet Ital. 2010;46:51-6 pubmed
    ..Treatment was effective in all groups...
  74. Del Giudice P, Chosidow O, Caumes E. Ivermectin in dermatology. J Drugs Dermatol. 2003;2:13-21 pubmed
    ..In this paper we review parasitoses which have been treated with ivermectin; mainly, filariasis, strongyloidiasis, cutaneous larva migrans, and scabies and head lice...
  75. Magaña M, Messina M, Bustamante F, Cazarín J. Gnathostomiasis: clinicopathologic study. Am J Dermatopathol. 2004;26:91-5 pubmed
    ..Thus, the presence of these histopathologic features in the context of a clinical picture suggestive of gnathostomiasis allows the pathologist to make the correct diagnosis...
  76. Hohenstein E, Buechner S. Cutaneous myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis. Dermatology. 2004;208:268-70 pubmed
    ..We report a case of D. hominis imported in Switzerland from Costa Rica. In the past, various approaches to extract the botfly larva have been reported...
  77. Tanaka A, Kinoshita M, Tanaka T, Iwanaga Y, Kagei N, Hide M. Pelodera strongyloides infestation presenting as pruritic dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004;51:S181-4 pubmed
    ..Skin scrapings revealed many live rhabditiform larvae that were cultured adult worms and hatched ova, identified as P strongyloides . The eruption was treated effectively with topical 1% gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane ointment...
  78. Padmaja P, Kanagalakshmi -, Samuel R, Kuruvilla P, Mathai E. Subcutaneous dirofilariasis in southern India: a case report. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2005;99:437-40 pubmed
  79. Shenoi S, Kumar P, Khadilkar U, Johnston S. Crusted papule on forehead due to Dirofilaria repens. Trop Doct. 2005;35:181-2 pubmed
  80. Accordino R, Engler D, Ginsburg I, Koo J. Morgellons disease?. Dermatol Ther. 2008;21:8-12 pubmed publisher
  81. Beck W. Occurrence of a house-infesting Tropical rat mite (Ornithonyssus bacoti) on murides and human beings. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2008;6:245-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The diagnosis of a Rat mite dermatitis requires the detection of the parasite, which is more likely to be found in the environment of its host than on the hosts' skin itself...
  82. Kester K, Turiansky G, McEvoy P. Nodular cutaneous microsporidiosis in a patient with AIDS and successful treatment with long-term oral clindamycin therapy. Ann Intern Med. 1998;128:911-4 pubmed
    ..In AIDS, nodular skin disease can result from various causes...
  83. Verraes Derancourt S, Foudrinier F, Durlach A, Bernard P. [Cutaneous nodules]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2004;131:495-7 pubmed
  84. MacLean R, Fatzinger M, Woolard K, Harms C. Clearance of a dermal Huffmanela sp. in a sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) using levamisole. Dis Aquat Organ. 2006;73:83-8 pubmed
    ..These measurements do not correlate with previously reported species of Huffmanela. Serial treatment with levamisole (10 mg kg(-1), intramuscular [i.m.]) cleared the egg tracks within 21 d, with no recurrence or apparent complications...
  85. Ehsani A, Toosi S, Mirshams Shahshahani M, Arbabi M, Noormohammadpour P. Psycho-cutaneous disorders: an epidemiologic study. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2009;23:945-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to provide epidemiologic data about common psycho-dermatoses and their prevalence in dermatologic patients in Iran...
  86. Feldmeier H. [Tungiasis and cutaneous larva migrans: unpleasant travel souvenirs]. Med Monatsschr Pharm. 2009;32:440-4 pubmed
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