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70 Possible Causes for Arthropod Infestation

  • Insect Bite

    Arthropods can infest human skin, especially scabies and head lice They can inflict bites and stings They can carry diseases such as malaria, yellow fever and filariasis They[dermnetnz.org] Arthropods include insects, spiders (arachnids), mites and ticks.[dermnetnz.org] Categories: Subcategories: Insect bites, Spider bites, Mites, Tick bites, Bee stings, Wasp stings, Hornet stings, Fire ant stings ICD-10-CM: W57 SNOMED CT: 409985002 What are arthropods[dermnetnz.org]

  • Scabies

    "Parasitic infestations." J Am Acad Dermatol 2007; 56: 1026-43. Steen CJ, Carbonaro PA, Schwartz RA. "Arthropods in dermatology."[aad.org]

  • Pediculus Capitis Infestation

    Iran J Arthropod Borne Dis. 2010; 4 (1): 42-6[ PubMed ] 6. Nazari M, Fakoorziba MR, Shobeiri F.[thritajournal.com] Iran J Arthropod Borne Dis. 2010; 4 (1): 42-6[ PubMed ] 17. Al-Shawa RM. Head louse infestations in Gaza governorates. J Med Entomol. 2006; 43 (3): 505-7[ PubMed ] 18.[pedinfect.com] Primary treatment for scabies is permethrin cream, and environmental measures are important to prevent recurrent infestation.[aafp.org]

  • Myiasis

    Dermatobia hominis, for instance, uses hematophagous arthropods to deliver their eggs.[symptoma.com] Distinct species have different life cycles, may infest human tissue if the opportunity arises or may be obligated to do so in order to complete certain developmental stages[symptoma.com]

  • Pediculosis Pubis

    Primary treatment for scabies is permethrin cream, and environmental measures are important to prevent recurrent infestation.[aafp.org] Pediculosis and scabies are closely related skin conditions caused by arthropods. Although these conditions typically cause severe itching, they generally are benign.[aafp.org] Pediculosis The three lice species that infest humans are Pediculus humanus capitis —head louse ( Figure 1 , left), Phthirus pubis —crab or pubic louse ( Figure 1 , right)[aafp.org]

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus

    infestations / ectoparasites Insect bites Scabies Demodicosis Inflammatory conditions Seborrhoeic dermatitis Psoriasis (new onset and severe forms, including pustular psoriasis[dermnetnz.org] Syphilis (genital ulcers increase chance of transmission of HIV ) Pitted keratolysis Atypical mycobacteria Parasitic infection Leishmaniasis Strongyloidiasis Acanthamebiasis Arthropod[dermnetnz.org]

  • Tick Paralysis

    Tick paralysis is a disease that occurs worldwide. It is a relatively rare but potentially fatal condition. The only way to establish the diagnosis is to carefully search for the tick paralysis. It is caused by a neurotoxin secreted by engorged female ticks. Tick paralysis generally begins in the lower extremities and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tungiasis

    B88.0 Other acariasis B88.1 Tungiasis [sandflea infestation] B88.2 Other arthropod infestations B88.3 External hirudiniasis B88.8 Other specified infestations B88.9 Infestation[icd10data.com] Nasopharyngeal myiasis B87.8 Myiasis of other sites B87.81 Genitourinary myiasis B87.82 Intestinal myiasis B87.89 Myiasis of other sites B87.9 Myiasis, unspecified B88 Other infestations[icd10data.com]

  • Pediculosis Corporis

    Dermatological infections constitute the most common health problem in the homeless population. To estimate the prevalences of scabies and pediculosis corporis and to identify associated factors in the homeless population. Two randomized cross-sectional surveys were performed, one on the homeless population[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect in the External Auditory Meatus

    […] logo-32 logo-40 logo-60 New England Journal of Medicine NEJM Group Follow Us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube LinkedIn Blog Sign in Create Account Subscribe Sign in Create Account Renew subscription Subscribe Stay connected to what's important in medical research and clinical practice Create Account Subscribe[…][nejm.org]

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