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Mucocutaneous manifestations of helminth infections: Nematodes

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dc.contributor.author Lupi, Omar
dc.contributor.author Downing, Christopher
dc.contributor.author Lee, Michael
dc.contributor.author Pino, Livia
dc.contributor.author Bravo, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Giglio, Patricia
dc.contributor.author Sethi, Aisha
dc.contributor.author Klaus, Sidney
dc.contributor.author Sangueza, Omar P.
dc.contributor.author Fuller, Claire
dc.contributor.author Mendoza, Natalia
dc.contributor.author Ladizinski, Barry
dc.contributor.author Woc-Colburn, Laila
dc.contributor.author Tyring, Stephen K.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:59:06Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:59:06Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5532
dc.description.abstract In the 21st century, despite increased globalization through international travel for business, medical volunteerism, pleasure, and immigration/refugees into the United States, there is little published in the dermatology literature regarding the cutaneous manifestations of helminth infections. Approximately 17% of travelers seek medical care because of cutaneous disorders, many related to infectious etiologies. This review will focus on the cutaneous manifestations of helminth infections and is divided into 2 parts: part I focuses on nematode infections, and part II focuses on trematode and cestode infections. This review highlights the clinical manifestations, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of helminth infections. Nematodes are roundworms that cause diseases with cutaneous manifestations, such as cutaneous larval migrans, onchocerciasis, filariasis, gnathostomiasis, loiasis, dracunculiasis, strongyloidiasis, ascariasis, streptocerciasis, dirofilariasis, and trichinosis. Tremadotes, also known as flukes, cause schistosomiasis, paragonimiasis, and fascioliasis. Cestodes (tapeworms) are flat, hermaphroditic parasites that cause diseases such as sparganosis, cysticercosis, and echinococcus. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1097-6787
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Immunohistochemistry en_US
dc.subject Female en_US
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Male en_US
dc.subject Animals en_US
dc.subject Treatment Outcome en_US
dc.subject Endemic Diseases en_US
dc.subject Risk Assessment en_US
dc.subject parasite en_US
dc.subject Disease Progression en_US
dc.subject Incidence en_US
dc.subject Prognosis en_US
dc.subject Biopsy, Needle en_US
dc.subject Tropical Climate en_US
dc.subject helminth en_US
dc.subject travel en_US
dc.subject Antinematodal Agents/therapeutic use en_US
dc.subject Helminthiasis/diagnosis/drug therapy/epidemiology en_US
dc.subject Helminths/isolation & purification en_US
dc.subject Nematoda/isolation & purification en_US
dc.subject Nematode Infections/diagnosis/drug therapy/epidemiology en_US
dc.subject nematodes en_US
dc.subject Skin Diseases, Parasitic/diagnosis/epidemiology/therapy en_US
dc.subject tropical en_US
dc.title Mucocutaneous manifestations of helminth infections: Nematodes en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2014.11.034
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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