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Gammabenzene hexachloride-induced convulsions in an HIV positive individual  [cached]
Panvelkar V,Chari K
Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology , 1996,
Abstract: A case report of chancroid with scabies with HIV positivity is being presented. The individual was treated with 1% gamma benzene hexachloride for scabies and developed convulsions.
Sarna noruega: Evolución y tratamiento
Hernández Rodríguez,Blanca I; Santana Gómez,José A; Martínez Hernández,Isabel; Díaz de la Rocha Quevedo,Arturo; Negrín Valcárcel,Lourdes;
Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral , 2000,
Abstract: a retrospective study of 130 patients admitted with the diagnosis of scabies in 5 years was conducted. it was determined that 4 of them had the variety of norwegian scabies. the erythema and the palmoplantar fissured hyperkeratosis and the affection of extense areas of the skin predominated in the clinical picture of these 4 patients. all the patients got better with the anti-scabies therapy
Consideraciones sobre el control de la escabiosis en la atención primaria
Larrondo Muguercia,Rubén José; Larrondo Lamadrid,Rubén P; González Angulo,Aymée Rosa; Hernández García,Luis Manuel;
Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral , 1998,
Abstract: : the different causes of the increase of the scabies incidence during the last times are analyzed. the clinical characteristics and the diagnostic methods are exposed. the therapeutic modalities and the measures to control scabies at the primary health care level ara also determined
Percep??o da doen?a e automedica??o em pacientes com escabiose
Kovacs, Fabiana Thais;Brito, Maria de Fátima de Medeiros;
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia , 2006, DOI: 10.1590/S0365-05962006000400005
Abstract: background: the high prevalence of scabies associated with low rate of self-diagnosis and stigmatization of infested people contribute to self medication. objectives: to ascertain perception of patients with scabies, regarding the condition, diagnostic possibilities considered, practice of self medication and their feelings when diagnosis is made. methods: in a prospective study of cases, 65 patients seen at the dermatology outpatients clinic of the universidade federal de pernambuco, in recife, brazil, with clinical diagnosis of scabies were interviewed. results: only 47.7% believed that their symptoms were due to scabies, and 86% thought that they could be related to other diseases, such as infections, insect bites and allergy to contactants. self medication was observed in 55.4% of patients, and the products mostly used were soaps and herbs. the diagnosis of scabies led to negative feelings in 56.7% of cases. conclusions: this study showed a low degree of suspicion of scabies among the people infested. self medication was used in over half the cases, usually with improper products to treat the parasitosis. the diagnosis of scabies often leads to negative feelings, indicating the need of integral care of patients.
A Case Report of Sarcoptes scabiei Infection in Ahwaz, Iran
M Rahdar,B Vazirianzadeh,S Maraghi
Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases , 2008,
Abstract: The prevalence of Sarcoptes in rural areas has been investigated by many investigators. Sarcoptes infestation in areas with poor education and hygienic is higher than urban areas. In this study, one severe case of Sarcoptes scabiei in-festation is described from a four months old child. Confirmation of scabies was done by clinical examination of child and by the identification of the mite by microscopically examining scrapings from the scabies lesions. The prevalence of scabies is high in children in rural regions, suggesting that it is a serious public health problem. This phenomenon may be due to the fact that certain environmental conditions such as overcrowding, poor personal hy-giene, poverty, and ignorance, which are conducive to the spread of scabies, tend to be quite common in rural re-gions. Control programs should be put in place and implemented in an integrated manner, by reducing overcrowding, and by improving health education, personal hygiene, treatment and surveillance among high-risk populations.
Escabiose na cabe?a e pesco?o: nós a estamos reconhecendo?
Kovacs, Fabiana Thais;Silveira, Vera Magalh?es da;Bandeira, Aurilene Monteiro;
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia , 2008, DOI: 10.1590/S0365-05962008000100011
Abstract: although the head and neck are known to be affected by scabies in older children and adults, the literature is quite scarce on this topic. a study with 124 patients aged 5 years or older with classic scabies was carried out to investigate, describe and photographically register lesions on head and neck. these sites were affected in 35.8% of cases, and the lesions more often observed were crusts, erythematous papules with or without excoriations and crusts, and scaling around lesions.
Escabiosis: revisión y actualización
Campillos Páez,Ma. T.; Causín Serrano,S.; Duro Mota,E.; Agudo Polo,S.; Martínez Ramírez,M. O.; Sánchez de la Nieta Martín,J. M.;
Medifam , 2002, DOI: 10.4321/S1131-57682002000700004
Abstract: the scabies is a ectoparasitosic produced by sarcoptes scabiei. two clinical forms exist, typical and the scabies norwegian, with hyperkeratosical injuries generalized and great potential to cause buds in overcrowding situations. the infestation is more frequent in those circumstances in that a contact prolonged with the affected ones exists. sometimes it creates problems diagnoses and therapeutics depending on the age and situation of the subject. the processing will be based on the correct use of escabicides, hygienic measures and the accomplishment of a suitable prophylaxis in all the contacts.
Sarna humana: el ácaro y sus circunstancias
D'Atri,GM; Candiz,ME; Lois,MS; Restifo,EJ;
Revista argentina de dermatolog?-a , 2010,
Abstract: at the present time, human scabies, millenarian disease, surprised us because of its ability to produce diverse clinical manifestations, whose recognition still can be difficult for clinical and for the experienced dermatologist. it is a common disease, whose clinical expression depends on the delicate interplay between the host, the parasite and the environment. we present a description of rare varietes of scabies, illustrated with nine clinical cases.
Brote intrahospitalario de escabiasis, a partir de un caso de sarna noruega
Fajardo-Velázquez,Ramón; Urdez-Hernández,Elena; Ysita-Morales,Antonio;
Salud Pública de México , 2004, DOI: 10.1590/S0036-36342004000300015
Abstract: objective: to describe a nosocomial outbreak of scabies occurred in august 1999, resulting from exposure to an undiagnosed norwegian scabies case, in mexico city. material and methods: after reviewing the index case, we isolated the patient and identified secondary scabies cases among employees working in the affected ward, their relatives, and inpatients. only individuals complaining from skin lesions and pruritus were included as infested cases. control measures as contact isolation, proper handling of contaminated clothes, and topical treatment were implemented. results: a patient with aids (index case) with a severe water and electrolyte imbalance was admitted to the hospital de infectología (infectious diseases hospital) of the centro médico nacional la raza (la raza national medical center) in mexico city from july 19 to august 20, 1999. twenty-eight days after the index case admission, scabies cases occurred among health workers. norwegian scabies was suspected and confirmed by microscopic evidence of the mites on a specimen of scabs from the index case. we identified 48 secondary cases with clinical scabies: 71% health workers, mainly nurses (79%); 23% health workers' relatives; and 6% inpatients. the mean incubation period was 15 days (range 12 to 27). skin rashes commonly involved the upper extremities (60%) but not the hands. conclusions: this paper highlights the difficulties in diagnosing norwegian scabies in an immunosuppressed host, as well as the importance of ensuring that health workers follow standard precautions at times
Brote de sarna en un hospital terciario a partir de un caso de sarna costrosa
Elgueta N,Andrea; Parada E,Yolanda; Guzmán G,Wilma; Molina C,Paula; González A,Patricia;
Revista chilena de infectología , 2007, DOI: 10.4067/S0716-10182007000400008
Abstract: in february 2005 we performed an epidemiological study of an outbreak of scabies in a tertiary-care hospital which started from a crusted scabies case. we detected 10 secondary cases, 8 in healthcare workers and 2 in hospitalized patients. the attack rate was 4.1%. in contrast to previously described outbreaks, the crusted scabies case was recognized at admission. the outbreak causes were: lacking adherence to contact precautions, long stay of the primary case in the hospital ward and delay of specific treatment. the main control measures were: alerting the hospital services about the outbreak, performing epidemiologic surveillance, coordinating with the hospital direction and the occupational health department, education of healthcare workers in control measures, implementation of isolation measures and treatment of cases and contacts with 5% permethrin topical lotion
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