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Enterobiasis

Enterobiasis:
  1. Causes (2 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Enterobiasis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Enterobiasis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Enterobiasis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Enterobiasis may include:

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Article Excerpts about Enterobiasis

This infection is caused by a small, white intestinal worm called Enterobius vermicularis (EN... (Source: excerpt from Pinworm Infection: DPD)

Pinworms are small, threadlike roundworms found primarily in the colon and rectum. The ... (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Enterobiasis:

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.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Enterobiasis

The list below shows some of the causes of Enterobiasis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Enterobiasis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Enterobiasis. Of the 2 causes of Enterobiasis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Enterobiasis:

The following list of conditions have 'Enterobiasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Enterobiasis:

Enterobius vermicularis, Oxyuris vermicularis, Pin worm, Pinworm disease, Threadworm
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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