Cysticercosis

What is cysticercosis? Cysticercosis is a human parasitic disease caused by larvae of the pork tapeworm – cysticercus (Cysticersus cellulosae). In this case, a person becomes an intermediate optional host of helminth. It occurs in

Continue reading »

Fasciolopsidosis

What is Fasciolopsidosis? Fasciolopsidosis is a helminthiasis from the trematodoses group, which is characterized by mechanical tissue damage, intoxication with parasite metabolites, and a primary lesion of the gastrointestinal tract. Fasciolopsidosis is registered in China,

Continue reading »

Pinta

What is a Pint? Pinta (syn. Pinto, mal del Pinto, carate, azul, boussarole, etc.) is an exceptionally dermal, non-venereal trepanomatosis endemic to Latin American countries, with lesions of the mucous membranes, but without involving the

Continue reading »