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

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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,

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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

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Parotid Orchitis

What is Parotid Orchitis? Parotid orchitis (parotidite orchitis) is a testicular inflammation caused by a paramyxovirus. When inflammation spreads from the testicle to the appendage, orchiepididymitis can develop. Causes of Parotid Orchitis The most common

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