Helminthic Infections Cestodes NEMATODESFILARIASIS Lymphatic Systems Disease Causes Diagnosis Signs and Symptoms with Treatment. Read more ... » (Round WormsEchinococcosis or Hydatid Disease Infection Causes Signs and Symptoms Diagnosis with Treatment. Read more ... »)
|Cestodes NEMATODES (Round Worms)|
- Nematodes are elongated and symmetrical round worms. They are classified as intestinal or tissue nematodes.
Helminthic Infections Tissue Nematodes TRICHINELLOSIS
- It develops after ingestion of meat containing cysts of Trichinella, like pork or other meat.
- Infections are usually mild and asymptomatic. Heavy infections can cause enteritis, periorbital edema, myositis and sometimes death.
|Tissue Nematodes TRICHINELLOSIS|
Lab findings of Helminthic Infections
- · There is marked eosinophilia, increased IgE, increased creatine phosphokinase level, rise in titre of of parasite antibody.
- ·Larvae may be seen in histopathologic section.
- Bed rest
- GlucocorticoidsAdrenal Gland Steroids. Read more ... » for myositis and myocarditisMYOCARDITIS Physical Examination Symptoms Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis. Read more ... » MebendazoleIntestinal Infaction Nematodes ASCARIS Lumbricoides Signs & Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment. Read more ... » and AlbendazoleIntestinal Infaction Nematodes ASCARIS Lumbricoides Signs & Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment. Read more ... » are effective against enteric stages of the parasite but not against encysted larvae.
|Cestodes NEMATODES (Round Worms) Life Cycle|
Visceral and Ocular larva migrans Helminthic Infections-
- It is a syndromeMetabolic,Insulin Resistance Syndrome X Causes Symptoms. Read more ... » caused by nematodes which normally do not infect the humans. They migrate through the host and cause eosinophilic inflammationPterocarpus marsupium Indian Kino Bijaka ASANA (Heart wood) Ayurvedic Medicine OF inflammation diabetes. Read more ... ». Example is Toxocara canis.
Cutaneous larva migrans -
- Creeping eruptions or cutaneous larva migrans is serpiginous skin eruptions due, to larvae of hookworms which usually attack the dog and cats, called Ancylostoma braziliense.
- It is especially common in children.
- There are erythematous lesions which are pruritic. Vesicle and bullae may form later.
Treatment of Helminthic Infections
- Ivermectin – 200 mg/kg or Albendazole 200 mg BD for 3 days.