CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS IN BLASTOCYSTIS SPP. INFECTION

  • Vladimir Vassilev Department of Plastic Surgery, Military Medical Academy, Sofia
  • Simona Davidovska Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Military Medical Academy, Sofia
Keywords: Blastocystis spp., urticarial, gastrointestinal symptoms

Abstract

The pathogenic potential of Blastocystis spp. is extremely controversial. Recently, many researchers have discussed its inductive role in the etiology of various dermatological syndromes such as palmoplantar pruritus, acute, and chronic urticaria. The growing number of urticaria patients showing improvement after eradication of Blastocystis spp. infection, has proven its causative nature. Herein, we present a broad overview of the modern concept of the precise parasitological verification in the routine work-up of urticaria patients.

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Published
2019-12-30
How to Cite
Vassilev, V., & Davidovska, S. (2019). CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS IN BLASTOCYSTIS SPP. INFECTION. Problems of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, 47(2), 5-6. Retrieved from http://pipd.ncipd.org/index.php/pipd/article/view/47_2_1_CUTANEOUS_MANIFESTATIONS_IN_BLASTOCYSTIS_SPP._INFECTION
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