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1,959 Possible Causes for Endemic Disease

  • Dementia

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/parkinsonism dementia complex (ALS/PDC) is an endemic disease observed in the Kii peninsula, Guam, and Papua.[] This is a migration case of Kii ALS/PDC with the shortest stay in the endemic area and the longest delay to develop the disease, indicating a genetic factor for the disease[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Leprosy is still an endemic disease, especially in Third World countries, and, because of migration, it still persists in Europe and the United States.[]

  • Insect Bite

    […] are endemic.[] […] bites does not only aim at avoiding formation of itchy papules but is of major importance for anyone living in or traveling to geographical regions where the aforementioned diseases[]

  • Skin Infection

    Cutaneous leishmaniasis Leishmaniasis is a disease endemic in approximately hundred countries (with 350 million people constantly at risk) and caused by protozoan organisms[] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Nelson KE, Bisno AL, Waytz P, Brunt J, Moses VK, Haque R: The epidemiology and natural history of streptococcal pyoderma: an endemic disease[] Specific epidemiological settings in the tropics determine exposure, as well as attack rates from specific diseases.[]

  • Appendicitis

    The number of cases of amoebiasis increases annually in Japan, and is thought to be associated with an increase in sexually transmitted disease or travel to endemic areas.[]

  • Otitis Media

    Middle ear disease (otitis media) is endemic among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Australia and represents an important cause of hearing loss.[] The disease is the result of a mix of biological, environmental and host risk factors that interact in complex, non-linear ways along a dynamic continuum.[]

  • Brazilian Pemphigus Foliaceus

    Tissue Antigens 1993: 42: 138-140. 0 Munksgaard, 1993 Endemic pemphigus foliaceus (EPF) is a blistering skin disease which is endemic in certain regions of Brazil (1).[] Brazilian pemphigus foliaceus is a blistering skin disease endemic to central and southern areas of South America.[] Abstract Brazilian pemphigus foliaceus (fogo selvagem) is a cutaneous blistering disease endemic to certain areas of South America that has distinctive epidemiologic features[]

  • Breast Abscess

    Brucellosis is an endemic disease seen in many countries. It may affect different organ systems. Brucellar breast abscess is a rare entity.[] However, breast tuberculosis is a very rare entity with an incidence between 0.1%-3% of all breast diseases, and approximately 4% incidence among breast diseases in TB endemic[] Breast tuberculosis is a very rare entity with an incidence between 0.1%-3% of all breast diseases, and approximately 4% incidence among breast diseases in TB endemic countries[]

  • Scabies

    Oral ivermectin may reduce the prevalence of scabies at one year in populations with endemic disease more than topical permethrin (SOR: B, a single randomized trial).[] Mass treatment of large populations with endemic disease can be performed with a single dose of ivermectin (200 micrograms/kg of bodyweight).[] Mass drug administration shows promise as an important control strategy in countries in which scabies is endemic.[]

  • Bacillus Anthracis

    In Bangladesh, anthrax, caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, is considered an endemic disease affecting ruminants with sporadic zoonotic occurrences in humans.[]

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