parasitic skin diseases
Summary: Skin diseases caused by ARTHROPODS; HELMINTHS; or PROTOZOA.
Articles from Journal RESEARCH
Articles from Journal RESEARCH1
Publications169 found, 100 shown here
- Immune responses directed against microfilariae correlate with severity of clinical onchodermatitis and treatment historyMagdi M Ali
Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of Khartoum, Sudan
J Infect Dis 187:714-7. 2003..Thus, the degree of dermatopathological effect is related to the host's immune response against microfilariae, and ivermectin augments such responses...
- [Onchocerciasis]C D Enk
The Hadassah Germany Skin Center, Department of Dermatology, The Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Hautarzt 54:513-7. 2003..Ivermectin is highly microfilaricidal, and is the current drug of choice for both skin and ocular manifestations...
- Cutaneous onchocercomaJason F Okulicz
Dermatology and Internal Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas, USA
Int J Dermatol 43:170-2. 2004..The antiparasitic agent ivermectin is the drug of choice for both prophylaxis and treatment of active disease...
- Diagnostic dermatology. DemodicosisJan A Hall
Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
Can Vet J 46:949-50, 952. 2005
- [Ectoparasites. Part 1: lice and fleas]P Nenoff
Haut und Laborarzt Allergologie, Andrologie, Laboratorium für medizinische Mikrobiologie, Str des Friedens 8, 04579 Mölbis
Hautarzt 60:663-71; quiz 672-3. 2009Ectoparasites and epidermal parasitic skin diseases are a heterogeneous group of infections of the external layer of the skin...
- Bird schistosomes: do they die in mammalian skin?P Horak
Dept of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicné 7, CZ 12844 Prague, Czech Republic
Trends Parasitol 17:66-9. 2001..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...
- Pyoderma, group A streptococci and parasitic skin diseases -- a dangerous relationshipHermann Feldmeier
Trop Med Int Health 10:713-6. 2005
- Selective mass treatment with ivermectin to control intestinal helminthiases and parasitic skin diseases in a severely affected populationJorg Heukelbach
Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
Bull World Health Organ 82:563-71. 2004To 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.
- Schistosome cercariae as the causative agent of swimmer's itch in IcelandL Kolarova
Department of Tropical Medicine, Charles University, Faculty Hospital Bulovka, Prague, Czech Republic
J Helminthol 73:215-20. 1999..This is the first report of schistosomes in Iceland and also the most northern occurrence of these parasites in Europe...
- [Cercarial dermatitis in Europe: a new public health problem?]L de Gentile
Laboratoire de Parasitologie Mycologie, Centre hospitalier universitaire CHU, Angers, France
Bull World Health Organ 74:159-63. 1996..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...
- The effect of eradication of lice on the occurrence of the grain defect light flecks and spots on cattle hidesO Nafstad
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
Acta Vet Scand 42:99-106. 2001..The eradication programme eliminated the seasonal variation in the prevalence of light flecks and spots which was present before treatment...
- Cercarial dermatitis contracted via contact with an aquarium: case report and reviewR Fölster-Holst
Department of Dermatology, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Schittenhelmstrasse 7, 24105 Kiel, Germany
Br J Dermatol 145:638-40. 2001..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...
- Variation in the level of grain defect light flecks and spots on cattle hidesO Nafstad
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
Acta Vet Scand 42:91-8. 2001..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...
- Ivermectin in dermatologyPascal Del Giudice
Unité Infectiologie Dermatologie, Hôpital Bonnet 83600, Frejus, France
J Drugs Dermatol 2:13-21. 2003..In this paper we review parasitoses which have been treated with ivermectin; mainly, filariasis, strongyloidiasis, cutaneous larva migrans, and scabies and head lice...
- [Rosacea and Demodex]Theo Rufli
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 3:585-6. 2005
- Ivermectin treatment of demodicosis in 56 hamstersK Tani
Hayashiya Animal Hospital, Kohata, Uji, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 63:1245-7. 2001..5%) hamsters had improved clinically. No significant differences in prognosis of demodicosis were detected according to sex, breed, age and clinical features, but the prognosis of demodicosis in hamsters with concurrent disease was poor...
- Cutaneous Strongyloides stercoralis infection: an unusual presentationMicki N Ly
Ohio State University, OH, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 49:S157-60. 2003..We present a case of disseminated strongyloidiasis with an unusual manifestation mimicking a drug rash and review the dermatologic manifestations of strongyloidiasis infestation...
- [Diagnostic image (82). A man with different leg colors. Onchocerciasis]G P Verburg
Amphia Ziekenhuis, locatie Langendijk, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Langendijk 75, 4819 EV Breda
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:616. 2002..A subcutaneous nodule on the left leg was an onchocercoma. After treatment with ivermectin the itch disappeared and the difference in skin colour slowly subsided...
- A case of cutaneous paragonimiasis with pleural effusionTeruki Dainichi
Department of Dermatology and Research Institute for Diseases of the Chest, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Int J Dermatol 42:699-702. 2003..Paragonimiasis is an infectious disease caused by Paragonimus, which persists in the lung of mammals. Infection in the skin is very rare...
- Leishmaniasis and other dermatozoonoses in BrazilMarcia Ramos-E-Silva
Department of Dermatology and Post Graduate Course, HUCFF UFRJ and the School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Clin Dermatol 20:122-34. 2002
- Onchocerciasis (river blindness)Lance H Borup
Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas, Fort Worth, USA
Cutis 72:297-302; quiz 296. 2003..Recommendations were made for ivermectin treatments every 6 months for up to 10 years. The history, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of onchocerciasis are discussed...
- The effect of 5 years of annual treatment with ivermectin (Mectizan) on the prevalence and morbidity of onchocerciasis in the village of Gami in the Central African RepublicM H Kennedy
Task Force for Child Survival, Mectizan Donation Program, 750 Commerce Drive, Decatur, GA 30030, USA
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:297-307. 2002..The prevalences of pruritus, onchocercal nodules and impaired vision were all significantly reduced. The results emphasise the long-term benefits of the mass-treatment programmes, particularly for children aged <10 years...
- Ivermectin: pharmacology and application in dermatologyAssen L Dourmishev
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Int J Dermatol 44:981-8. 2005..Ivermectin is of great interest in the treatment of patients with different forms of scabies, head lice, demodecidosis, cutaneous larva migrans, cutaneous larva currens, myiasis, and filariasis...
- Cercarial dermatitis in central India: an emerging health problem among tribal communitiesV G Rao
Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals, Indian Council of Medical Research, Nagpur Road, PO Garha, Jabalpur 482003, India
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 101:409-13. 2007..Cercarial dermatitis therefore appears to be a significant health problem among the tribal populations of central India...
- [Diagnostic image (109). A man with furuncles. Cutaneous myiasis]W E M Schouten
Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, afd Inwendige Geneeskunde, onderafd Infectieziekten, Tropische Geneeskunde en Aids, Postbus 22 660, 1100 DD Amsterdam
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1937. 2002..A 27-year-old man had 'furuncles' after a one-month stay in Gambia, which proved to be cutaneous myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga...
- Onchocerciasis in West Africa after 2002: a challenge to take upJ M Hougard
Parasite 9:105-11. 2002....
- Treatment of cutaneous gnathostomiasis with ivermectinKanyarat Kraivichian
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:623-8. 2004..We concluded that a single dose of ivermectin (200 microg/kg) is less effective than albendazole (400 mg/day for 21 days) for treatment of cutaneous gnathostomiasis, but there was no statistically significant difference (P > 0.05)...
- Impact of health educational programmes on the prevalence of enterobiasis in schoolchildren in ThailandC Nithikathkul
Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Huachiew Chalermprakiet University, Samut Prakan Province, Thailand
J Helminthol 79:61-5. 2005..This decrease was significant in comparison to the decrease shown among children who received medical treatment only. The study therefore showed that educating high risk individuals played a key role in the prevention of enterobiasis...
- Onchocerciasis in a teenager from AfricaJohn A D Leake
Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Arch Dermatol 140:1161-6. 2004
- Gnathostomiasis: clinicopathologic studyMario Magaña
Hospital General de México Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
Am J Dermatopathol 26:91-5. 2004..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...
- Efficacy of ivermectin in a patient population concomitantly infected with intestinal helminths and ectoparasitesJorg Heukelbach
Department of Community Health, Federal University of Ceará State, Fortaleza CE Brazil
Arzneimittelforschung 54:416-21. 2004..The drug seems to be particularly useful when polyparasitism is expected to occur or when public health measures aim to reduce both intestinal helminthiases and parasitic skin diseases by mass chemotherapy.
- Efficacy of fipronil in the treatment of feline cheyletiellosisF Scarampella
Studio Dermatologico Veterinario, Via Sismondi 62, I 20133 Milano, Italy
Vet Parasitol 129:333-9. 2005....
- Ectopic cutaneous schistosomiasisKhalid S Al-Karawi
Int J Dermatol 43:550-1. 2004
- Occurrence of a house-infesting Tropical rat mite (Ornithonyssus bacoti) on murides and human beingsW Beck
Pfizer Animal Health GmbH, Leopoldstrasse 27, 80802 Munich, Germany
Travel Med Infect Dis 6:245-9. 2008..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...
- Localized papular cutaneous schistosomiasis: two cases in travellersJ A Leman
Department of Dermatology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Clin Exp Dermatol 26:50-2. 2001..We now report two cases of cutaneous schistosomiasis presenting in Edinburgh with subtle, but remarkably similar, skin lesions...
- [Dermatitis and eosinophilia in a 9-year-old girl from Congo: putative onchodermatitis]B E Wittekindt
Klinik I für Kinder und Jugendmedizin, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Klin Padiatr 218:41-4. 2006..The differential diagnosis for itching skin lesions with high eosinophils in children from developing countries should include onchocercosis...
- The impact of ivermectin treatment alone and when in parallel with Simulium neavei elimination on onchocerciasis in UgandaRichard Ndyomugyenyi
National Onchocerciasis Control Programme, Vector Control Division, Kampala, Uganda
Trop Med Int Health 9:882-6. 2004..neavei transmission to hasten the elimination of onchocerciasis as a public health and socio-economic problem in those foci...
- The burden of onchocerciasis in UgandaR Ndyomugyenyi
National Onchocerciasis Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 92:S133-7. 1998..It seems likely that it would be best to give Mectizan at intervals of < 1 year and that such frequent treatment only becomes feasible if Mectizan distribution is community-directed...
- [Cutaneous myiasis caused by a double infestation with larvae of Dermatobia hominis and Cochliomyia hominivorax]B Zupan-Kajcovski
afd Dermatologie, Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Postbus 22 660, 1100 DD Amsterdam
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:2086-9. 2004..The larvae were removed from the ulcers by hand and by rinsing with physiological saline, after which the wounds healed rapidly. Myiasis is seen in the Netherlands mostly in people returning from a holiday in myiasis-endemic areas...
- Clinical case of the month. Furuncular myiasisGregory D Sloop
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
J La State Med Soc 158:14-5; quiz 16, 45. 2006..A case of furuncular myiasis is reported. The life cycle of the parasite, differential diagnosis, host response, and therapy are briefly discussed...
- Cordylobia anthropophaga (Diptera: Calliphoridae) outside Africa: a case of furuncular myiasis in a child returning from CongoEric Dehecq
ILaboratoire Environnement et Santé, Faculté Libre des Sciences et Faculté Libre de Médecine, 56 Rue Du Port, 59046 Lille Cedex, France
J Med Entomol 42:187-92. 2005..A review has been made of the major cases of imported furuncular myiasis due to Cordylobia, as well as identification of second larval instars and management of the myiasis...
- [Cutaneous myiasis]Jetmund Ringstad
Medisinsk avdeling, Sykehuset Østfold Fredrikstad, 1603 Fredrikstad
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:292. 2005..We describe a case of imported cutaneous infestation with Dermatobia hominis acquired in South America. The diagnosis should be suspected in a patient with a secreting, non-healing furuncular skin lesion and relevant travel history...
- Cutaneous myiasis due to Dermatobia hominisE J Hohenstein
Department of Dermatology, University of Basel, Kantonsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Dermatology 208:268-70. 2004..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...
- Case of the month: Cutaneous myiasis in a returning traveller from the Algarve: first report of tumbu maggots, Cordylobia anthropophaga, acquired in PortugalS J Curtis
Department of Medical Microbiology, District General Hospital, Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK
Emerg Med J 23:236-7. 2006..This is apparently the first report of acquisition of this form of myiasis in Portugal...
- [Picture of the month: Cordylobia antropophaga]Lars Iversen
Odense Universitetshospital, Dermato Venerologisk Afdeling I
Ugeskr Laeger 165:2665. 2003
- Severe onchocercal dermatitis in the Ethiopian border region of SudanH W Ghalib
NIH Sudan Medical Parasitology Research Project, Medical Research Council, Khartown
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 81:405-19. 1987..The necessity of considering the severity of skin changes when defining tolerable levels of onchocerciasis in a community is discussed...
- [Neurocysticercosis complicating the treatment of cutaneous cysticercosis in a traveller]L Epelboin
Departement des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, parasitaires et mycologiques, CHU, Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
Bull Soc Pathol Exot 97:250-2. 2004..This case report leads to discuss the modes of infestation in tourists, and the management of cutaneous cysticercosis and paradoxical reaction that may impair the outcome of cysticercosis during the treatment with antihelminthic drugs...
- Tumbu larvae do not have abdominal hooklets and can be easily extractedRonni Wolf
Dermatology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rechovot, Israel
Int J Dermatol 45:754-5. 2006
- Cutaneous and medullar gnathostomiasis in travelers to Mexico and ThailandMiguel de Górgolas
Division of Infectious Diseases, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
J Travel Med 10:358-61. 2003..We present two cases of gnathostomiasis, one of them with severe neurologic complications, in Spanish travelers to Thailand and Mexico, who consumed local food and became infected...
- Gnathostomiasis: import from LaosFelix Hennies
Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:414-6. 2006..Because of the typical clinical findings, the history of a visit to Laos, and the presence of specific anti-Gnathostoma antibodies on Western blot, the diagnosis of cutaneous gnathostomiasis was made...
- Scabies, pediculosis, bedbugs, and stinkbugs: uncommon presentationsTania Ferreira Cestari
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
Clin Dermatol 23:545-54. 2005..This review will discuss some of the most prevalent parasitic infections, scabies, and pediculosis and also mention reactions determined by contact with certain insects that, although rarely found, could induce important skin reactions...
- Investigation of an outbreak of cercarial dermatitisB Levesque
Direction régionale de santé publique de Quebec, Beauport, Quebec, Canada
Epidemiol Infect 129:379-86. 2002..Shoreline residents were informed that they should not feed waterfowl, and a clean-up of the snail population was done at the start of the following summer. There were no cases of cercarial dermatitis at this site the following summer...
- Cutaneous amebiasis in pediatricsMario L Magaña
Hospital General de México and School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Arch Dermatol 144:1369-72. 2008..Cutaneous amebiasis (CA), which is still a health problem in developing countries, is important to diagnose based on its clinical and histopathologic features...
- The complete mitochondrial genome of the bird schistosome Trichobilharzia regenti (Platyhelminthes: Digenea), causative agent of cercarial dermatitisBonnie L Webster
Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
J Parasitol 93:553-61. 2007..g., T. regenti characterized in this study, but also numerous species within the predominant group of visceral (blood dwelling) bird schistosomes...
- Detection of bird schistosomes in lakes by PCR and filter-hybridizationJan Hertel
Institute for Zoology I, University of Erlangen, Staudtstrasse 5, D 91058 Erlangen, Germany
Exp Parasitol 101:57-63. 2002..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...
- Efficacy of 1.25% amitraz solution in the treatment of generalized demodicosis (eight cases) and sarcoptic mange (five cases) in dogsC Hugnet
, , France
Vet Dermatol 12:89-92. 2001..Some side-effects were observed but all were stopped with antidote treatment; no failure or relapses occurred at 6-36 months after treatment...
- The clinical importance of demodex folliculorum presenting with nonspecific facial signs and symptomsYelda Karincaoglu
Department of Dematology, School of Medicine, Inonu University, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Turkey
J Dermatol 31:618-26. 2004..folliculorum in patients with non-classical presentations like facial itching, itching accompanied by non-specific erythema, itching and non-specific pityriasiform squamous lesions, and acneiform lesions...
- Cercarial dermatitis in the Netherlands caused by Trichobilharzia sppF M Schets
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
J Water Health 6:187-95. 2008....
- Parasitic skin diseases: health care-seeking in a slum in north-east BrazilJorg Heukelbach
Mandacaru Foundation, Fortaleza, Brazil
Trop Med Int Health 8:368-73. 2003..We conducted two studies to assess disease perception and health care seeking behaviour in relation to parasitic skin diseases and to determine their public health importance...
- Epidermal parasitic skin diseases: a neglected category of poverty-associated plaguesHermann Feldmeier
Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Bull World Health Organ 87:152-9. 2009Epidermal parasitic skin diseases (EPSD) are a heterogeneous category of infectious diseases in which parasite-host interactions are confined to the upper layer of the skin...
- Epidemiology and morbidity of scabies and pediculosis capitis in resource-poor communities in BrazilJ Heukelbach
Departamento de Saude Comunitaria, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Rua Prof Costa Mendes 1608 5 andar, Fortaleza, CE 60430 140, Brazil
Br J Dermatol 153:150-6. 2005Pediculosis capitis and scabies are common parasitic skin diseases, especially in resource-poor communities, but data on epidemiology and morbidity are scanty.
- [Ecoparasitoses and public health in Brazil: challenges for control]Jorg Heukelbach
Fundação Mandacaru, Fortaleza, CE, 60833 830, Brasil
Cad Saude Publica 19:1535-40. 2003b>Parasitic skin diseases such as scabies, pediculosis, tungiasis, and cutaneous larva migrans are hyperendemic in the numerous poor communities in Brazil and are commonly associated with considerable morbidity...
- The frequency of skin diseases among students in a university clinicIlgen Ertam
Department of Dermatology, Ege University Health, Culture and Sports Office, Izmir, Turkey
Skinmed 8:261-3. 2010..1%) and fungal diseases (17.08%), whereas the least frequently seen were parasitic skin diseases (0.46%) and vascular diseases (0.51%). The mean mental wellness score was found to be 61.03 +/- 21...
- Clinical demodicosis in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in the Kruger National ParkJulie Wolhuter
Department of Nature Conservation, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
J Wildl Dis 45:502-4. 2009..We found no significant association between clinical severity of the Demodex infection and gender, pregnancy status, or infection with BTB, RVF, or BA...
- Psycho-cutaneous disorders: an epidemiologic studyA H Ehsani
Department of Dermatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Razi Hospital, Tehran, Iran
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:945-7. 2009..The aim of this study was to provide epidemiologic data about common psycho-dermatoses and their prevalence in dermatologic patients in Iran...
- Cutaneous myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis acquired in JamaicaS Veraldi
Institute of Dermatological Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
West Indian Med J 58:614-6. 2009..The infestation was located on the back and was characterized clinically by a single inflammatory nodule. To our knowledge, this is the first case of cutaneous myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis acquired in Jamaica...
- OnchodermatitisMichele E Murdoch
Watford General Hospital, Watford, UK
Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:124-31. 2010..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...
- Successful treatment of Balamuthia mandrillaris amoebic infection with extensive neurological and cutaneous involvementDalila Y Martínez
Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Clin Infect Dis 51:e7-11. 2010..We describe a young, female patient who presented with extensive cutaneous and neurological involvement and who recovered after receiving prolonged treatment with miltefosine, fluconazole, and albendazole...
- Scrub-itch mite infestation in the endangered bridled nailtail wallabyJ M Old
University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Aust Vet J 87:338-41. 2009..The local inflammatory response of these Australian marsupials is described...
- Subcutaneous dirofilariasis in southern India: a case reportP Padmaja
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:437-40. 2005
- Alternative cellular energy pigments mistaken for parasitic skin infestationsW John Martin
Center for Complex Infectious Diseases, 3328 Stevens Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770, USA
Exp Mol Pathol 78:212-4. 2005..It is proposed that skin-derived particles that form in some of the patients assumed to be experiencing a delusional parasitosis are, in reality, a reflection of the body's production of ACE pigments...
- Toxoplasma gondii-like organisms in skin aspirates from a cat with disseminated protozoal infectionLiz Little
Department of Pathobiology, Laboratory of Pathology and Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Vet Clin Pathol 34:156-60. 2005..Reports of toxoplasmic dermatitis are rare in the cat and dog, and this is the first reported diagnosis of T gondii-like protozoa in skin aspirates...
- Feline demodicosis caused by concurrent infestation with Demodex cati and an unnamed species of miteC Lowenstein
Tierärztliche Klinik für Kleintiere, Bereich Dermatologie, 65719 Hofheim, Germany
Vet Rec 157:290-2. 2005
- Two new species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) parasitizing Girardinichthys multiradiatus (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae), an endemic freshwater fish from central MexicoCarlos A Mendoza-Palmero
Laboratorio de Helmintologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70 153, C P 04510, DF Mexico
J Parasitol 95:315-8. 2009..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...
- Cutaneous amebiasis in a child and review of the literatureBrandi M Kenner
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 23:231-4. 2006..We review previous reports and emphasize the importance of a high index of clinical suspicion for early diagnosis and treatment to prevent potentially serious morbidity and even mortality...
- [Granulomatous amoebic meningoencephalitis by Balamuthia mandrillaris: case report and literature review]Mónica Cuevas P
Unidad de Lactantes y Nutrición, Servicio de Pediatria, Hospital Luis Calvo Mackenna, Chile
Rev Chilena Infectol 23:237-42. 2006..mandrillaris cysts and trophozoites. Balamuthia mandrillaris infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a patient with chronic granulomatous disease with neurologic symptoms...
- [Diagnosis at a glance. Marked by vacation travel]Joachim Dissemond
Oberarzt Universitätsklinikum Essen, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen
MMW Fortschr Med 148:57. 2006
- Demodicidosis as spinulosis of the face: a therapeutic challengeF Boutli
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:273-4. 2007
- First description of a new species of Demodex (Acari: Demodecidae) from rhesus monkeyZuzana Karjala
National Institutes of Health, Division of Veterinary Resources, Health Surveillance, Parasitology, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Med Entomol 42:948-52. 2005..Mites were found at all levels of the hair follicles and occasionally in sebaceous glands of the skin of the perineal region. This is the first description of a demodectic hair follicle mite from the primate family Cercopithecidae...
- Cutaneous manifestations of human toxocariasisBéatrice Gavignet
Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Jean Minjoz University Hospital, Besancon, France
J Am Acad Dermatol 59:1031-42. 2008..In this review, we focus on these particular skin manifestations regarding their clinical description, diagnosis, and treatment...
- Cercarial dermatitis and lake eutrophication in south-central ChileC Valdovinos
Patagonian Ecosystems Research Centre CIEP, Coyhaique, Chile
Epidemiol Infect 136:391-4. 2008..1% (May 2006) and 52.4% (November 2004) of the snails examined were infected with the bird schistosome cercariae Trichobilharzia sp...
- Molecular diagnosis of equid summer soresDonato Traversa
Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, Piazza Aldo Moro 45, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Vet Parasitol 150:116-21. 2007..The potential applicability of this diagnostic tool may have for clinical and epidemiological studies of cutaneous habronemosis in equids is discussed...
- The pathogenesis of post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis from the field to the molecule: does ultraviolet light (UVB) radiation play a role?A Ismail
Department of Clinical Pathology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Medical Sciences Campus, Sudan
Med Hypotheses 66:993-9. 2006..The Th-1 cytokine IFN-gamma was constantly present. The tissue origin of the Th-1 cells in PKDL is unknown. We believe that the antagonistic action of the different cytokines is the cause of the inflammation and chronicity of PKDL...
- Cutaneous larva migrans and tungiasis in international travelers exiting Brazil: an airport surveyJorg Heukelbach
Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
J Travel Med 14:374-80. 2007..To describe the occurrence of CLM and tungiasis in international travelers, a cross-sectional study was done...
- Loa loa macrofilariasis in the eyelid: case report of the first periocular subcutaneous manifestation in GermanyZaher H Sbeity
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Ernst Abbe Str 2, 53127 Bonn, Germany
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:883-4. 2006..We report a case of periocular subcutaneous macrofilariasis as an initial sign of a systemic Loa loa infection...
- Unusual MRI findings in a patient with history of frontal fracture and skin infestation by fly larvae, as a possible sign of intracerebral myiasisEnrique Marco de Lucas
Servicio de Radiodiagnostico, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:725-8. 2008..His mother denied any kind of diagnostic surgery or treatment. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first MRI report of a possible intracerebral myiasis, an exceedingly rare entity...
- Acanthamoeba: biology and increasing importance in human healthNaveed Ahmed Khan
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
FEMS Microbiol Rev 30:564-95. 2006....
- Ectopic cutaneous schistosomiasis-perigenital infiltrative granulomata in a 34-year-old French pregnant womanThierry Pistone
Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital Center, Bordeaux F 33075, France
Travel Med Infect Dis 6:155-7. 2008..Treatment with a course of oral praziquantel in a dose of 40mg/kg allowed resolution of the symptoms...
- An unusual case of myiasisAhmed Messahel
Central Manchester Hospital NHS Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, United Kingdom
J Infect Public Health 3:43-5. 2010..We present an unusual case report of a myiasis in the upper lip of a patient admitted under the maxillofacial team at South Manchester Hospital...
- Fatal granulomatous amoebic encephalitis caused by Balamuthia mandrillarisR P Reed
Microbiology Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic
Med J Aust 167:82-4. 1997..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...
- Myiasis in a traveler: a moving storyJoshua P Fogelman
Ann Intern Med 138:521-2. 2003
- Mite infestations other than scabiesL E Millikan
Department of Dermatology, Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, LA 70112
Semin Dermatol 12:46-52. 1993..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...
- Cutaneous manifestation of reactivation of Chagas disease in a renal transplant patient: long-term follow-upMarta Patricia La Forgia
Arch Dermatol 139:104-5. 2003
- Dermal mast cell responses in Paragonimus westermani-infected miceM H Shin
Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Parasitol 35:259-64. 1997..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...
- [Significance of schistosome lectins in the host allergic reaction evoked by penetration of cercaria]L Kolarova
Oddĕlení tropické medicíny III kliniky infekcních a tropických nemocí LF UK a FN Bulovka, Praha
Cas Lek Cesk 139:42-5. 2000..Moreover, the gland content is considered to play a role in shedding of surface antigens and in changes of parasite tegumental architecture...
- Bilharziasis cutanea tarda: a rare presentation of schistosomiasisHagit Matz
J Am Acad Dermatol 49:961-2. 2003
- [Migrating subcutaneous swellings due to dirofilariasis after a visit to the South of France]P J de Vries
afd Interne Geneeskunde, onderafd Infectieziekten, Tropische Geneeskunde en Aids, Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:566-9. 2003..Filarial serology is often positive. The diagnosis is confirmed by parasitological examination of the excised nodule. Dirofilariasis is usually innocuous; it disappears after the worm has died but can cause patients to worry...
- [Detection of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis in vascular endothelium lesions of patients with localized cutaneous leishmaniasis]Ana Lugo-Yarbuh
Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Los Andes, Merida 5101, Venezuela
Invest Clin 44:61-76. 2003....
- Ivermectin improves the skin condition and self-esteem of females with onchocerciasis: a report of two casesU V Amazigo
African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control APOC, 01 B P 549, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 98:533-7. 2004
- Case report: gnathostomiasis in two travelers to ZambiaDevon C Hale
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2405, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:707-9. 2003..The patients acquired the infection in western Zambia; this region of Africa appears to be a newly identified risk area for gnathostomiasis in tourists who indulge in eating raw freshwater fish...
- Morphology of the leather defect light flecks and spotsO Nafstad
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
Acta Vet Scand 42:107-12. 2001..This weakening may cause superficial grain loss during the tanning process...
- ARTHRITIS DISABILITY: MULTIPLICITY AND ACCOMMODATIONSLOIS VERBRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2002..Buffers and barriers are modifiable factors, so the results will give sound clues about accommodations that can be vigorously promoted to help arthritis-disabled persons. ..