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Hymenolepis Diminuta


Presentation

  • Danish mainland present Finland present East European Russia present Belarus present Corsica present Bulgaria present Britain I. present Germany present Balearic Is. present French mainland present North European Russia present Hungary present Italian[fauna-eu.org]
  • However, by analyzing the clinical presentation and stool samples we arrived to the diagnosis of H. diminuta infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • AbstractWe describe the case of a 43-year-old human immunodeficiency virus-infected man receiving combined antiretroviral therapy and coinfected with Hymenolepis nana, Hymenolepis diminuta, and Giardia intestinalis, presenting as chronic diarrhea and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • This study presents the case of a 3-year-old boy infected with Hymenolepis diminuta in Poland. The diagnosis was based on eggs found and their morphology in the patient's stool.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Until present, fewer than 500 cases have been observed worldwide. OBJECTIVE: The author performed a literature review on the reports of H diminuta in Thailand in order to summarize the characteristics of this infection among Thai patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Italian
  • We report a case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in an Italian child affected by tuberous sclerosis. Praziquantel is the drug of choice for the treatment of H. diminuta infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] present Danish mainland present Finland present East European Russia present Belarus present Corsica present Bulgaria present Britain I. present Germany present Balearic Is. present French mainland present North European Russia present Hungary present Italian[fauna-eu.org]
  • DOI: 10.1128/JCM.41.8.3994-3995.2003 ABSTRACT We report a case of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in an Italian child affected by tuberous sclerosis. Praziquantel is the drug of choice for the treatment of H. diminuta infection.[jcm.asm.org]
Inflammation
  • Author information 1 Gastrointestinal Research Group and Inflammation Research Network, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Calvin, Joan and Phoebe Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Author information 1 Gastrointestinal Research Group, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Calvin, Phoebe, and Joan Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Fever
  • The case presented with atypical allergic manifestations which had never been reported as clinical features of symptomatic H. diminuta infection; remittent fever with abdominal pain, diffuse cutaneous itching, transient thoracic rash, and arthromyalgias[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Pruritus
  • The patient came to our pediatrics outpatient department with the chief complain of intermittent abdominal pain, anal pruritus and nocturnal restlessness. She responded well to praziquantel therapy.[jlponline.org]

Workup

Trichinella Spiralis
  • Abstract The intestinal distribution of Trichinella spiralis and Hymenolepis diminuta in rats was studied in single and concurrent infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Fasciola Hepatica
  • Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica: Total cholinesterase, characteristics, and effects of specific inhibitors. Experimental Parasitology, 42, 203–210. (77)90078-9 Crossref Google Scholar [31] Roy T.K. 1980.[degruyter.com]
Echinococcus Multilocularis
  • Echinococcus multilocularis (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea, Taeniidae): functional ultrastructure of the penetration glands and nerve cells within the oncosphere . Parasitology Research, Vol. 117, Issue. 8, p. 2653.[cambridge.org]
Colitis
  • Mice treated with DNBS developed colitis, as typified by wasting, shortening of the colon, macroscopic and microscopic tissue damage, and an inflammatory infiltrate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Treatment

  • Treatment at 400MPa and above caused rupturing of the oncosphere.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The prognosis outcome is usually good, and the treatment does not appear to affect outcome, as there is good survival without treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment with a single dose (10 mg/kg of body weight) of praziquantel was ineffective, but the parasite was eradicated after three treatment cycles with the same drug at dosages of 25 mg/kg/day for 5 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • IL-2, -4, -10, -12) and proliferation assessed by ELISA and [3H]thymidine incorporation 24 and 72 h post-treatment, respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Praziquantel is the drug of choice for the treatment of H. diminuta infection. However, considering the patient's neurological disease, we decided to use not praziquantel but niclosamide, which proved equally effective.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prognosis

  • The prognosis outcome is usually good, and the treatment does not appear to affect outcome, as there is good survival without treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Epidemiology

  • In addition, we recommend the importance of reporting all H. diminuta infection cases, in order to improve knowledge on epidemiology, clinical presentation, and treatment protocols.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Data on the epidemiology of hymenolepiasis in Italy. I. Arch Ital Sci Med Trop Parassitol 1967;48:251-62. [ PUBMED ] 6. Cohen IP. A case report of Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a child in St James Parish, Jamaica.[jlponline.org]
  • Data on the epidemiology of hymenolepiasis in Italy. Arch. Ital. Sci. Med. Trop. Parasitol. 48 : 251 -262. Hamrick, H. J., J. H. Bowdre, and S. M. Chrurch. 1990 . Rat tapeworm: Hymenolepis diminuta infection in a child. Pediatr. Infect. Dis.[jcm.asm.org]
  • Genetics, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland Chair and Department of Biology and Genetics, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland Chair and Department of Biology and Genetics, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland Regional Sanitary-Epidemiological[yadda.icm.edu.pl]
  • 1 Chair and Department of Biology and Genetics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland 2 Regional Sanitary-Epidemiological Station in Lublin, Poland 3 Clinic No. 2 – NZOZ Eskulap in Starachowice, Poland 4 Diagnostics – Medical Laboratories in Kielce, Poland[aaem.pl]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website.[dpd.cdc.gov]

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