Disease Information for Pinworms

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Perineal Rash
Anorectal pain
Anus Pain
Hypogastric Pain
Intestinal worms/complaint
Lower Abdominal Pain
Perianal rash
Proctalgia
Rectal pain Rectalgia
Rectal pruritis
STOOL Contains moving items/worms
Tenesmus
Tenesmus in Children
Insomnia
Vaginal Bleeding
Vaginal bleeding/child
Vaginal Discharge in Prepubertal Girl
Vulva itching
Itching Tender urethral area
Urinary incontinence in Children
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Recurrent
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Fecal/oral route infection spread
Established Disease Population
Patient/Gay bowel syndrome
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Population/Poverty/Low socioeconomic patient
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Female
Population/Preschool child/boy
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Stool ova/parasites/abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pruritis ani
Pruritis vulvae
Associated Disease & Complications
Anal fistula/abscess complex
Anogenital pruritis syndrome
Colon involvement/manifestations
Eneuresis Bed Wetting
Enuresis, functional
Intestinal roundworm (nematode) infestation
Pinworms
Pruritis ani
Pruritis vulvae
Vulvovaginitis/girl (prepubescent)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Intestinal parasite infestation (ex)
AGENT/Metazoan parasite/agent
AGENT/Nematodes/roundworm (ex)
AGENT/Parasites (category)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Ascaris vermicularis, Enterobius vermicularis, Enterobius vermicularis (organism), Ev Enterobius vermicularis, Oxyuris vermicularis, Pinworm, Pinworms, Scutate threadworm, Seatworm, Threadworm, Synonym/Enterobiasis, Synonym/Enterobius vermicularis
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Albendazole (Albenza)
RX/Flubendazole (Veterinary drug/not FDA)
RX/Mebendazole (Vermox)
RX/Pyrantel (Combantrim)
Definition

Infection with nematodes of the genus ENTEROBIUS; E. vermicularis, the pinworm of man, causes a crawling sensation and pruritus. This condition results in scratching the area, occasionally causing scarification.

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