- larva migrans. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p458
An encyclopedia entry for "larva migrans" is presented. It refers to parasitic infections wherein immature or larval forms of certain parasitic worms are present in the body. A worm that normally parasitizes dogs is responsible for visceral larva migrans or toxocariasis in humans. A description...
- Tungiasis - Painful Feet in a Tropical Traveler. Barry, Michele; Blackburn, Brian G. // Travel Medicine Advisor;Aug2010, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p45
The article reports the case of a man who had travelled in Brazil and developed painful lesions on his feet after he returned home. Microscopy confirmed that the man had tungiasis, a parasitic skin infection caused by the female sand flea Tunga (T.) penetrans. The article notes that the flea...
- dermatozoonosis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p620
A definition of the term "dermatozoonosis," which refers to a skin disease due to animal parasite, is presented.
- Why mites can mean serious trouble for your dog. Probst, Sarah // Dog World;Jan2000, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p90
Provides information on Demodex mites, the parasites that live in the skin of dogs.
- Metoclopramide: Pharmacology and Clinical Application. Albibi, Riyad; McCallum, Richard W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan1983, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p86
Provides information on a study which reviewed the indications for which the application of dopamine antagonist metoclopramide is approved in the U.S. Function of metoclopramide; Result of metoclopramide's effect on the medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone; Abilities of metoclopramide related...
- Clinical Dermatology. // Current Medical Literature: Dermatology;2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p20
A review of several articles including "Delusional infestation with unusual pathogens: a report of three cases," by P. Dewan, "High prevalence of mental disorders and emotional distress in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria," by P. Staubach and "Obesity and the skin," by A. R. Shipman...
- Olanzapine safe choice for delusions of parasitosis. Guttman, Cheryl // Dermatology Times;Mar2001, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p21
Reports on the introduction of antipsychotic drugs in the management of dermatological patients with delusional disorders in the United States. Delusions of parasitosis; Benefits from the antipsychotic drugs.
- Delusional infestation with fungus. Narang, Tarun; Singh, Shubh M.; Kavita // Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p645
The article presents the case study of a 21-year-old female patient with recurrent fungal infection. The patient's condition is discussed whose facial eruption was cured within weeks og taking terbinafine, however she insisted that she is still suffering from fungal infection even if her...
- Zoster in Childhood after Inapparent Varicella. Lagarde, Claudine; Steen, Astrid E.; Bieber, Thomas; Steen, Kay H. // Acta Dermato-Venereologica;Jun/Jul2001, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p212
Focuses on zoster infection in children. Risk factors for the presence of zoster in children; Description of skin lesions present in a child; Therapies for the treatment of zoster.