• Vladimir Vassilev Department of Plastic Surgery, Military Medical Academy, Sofia
  • Simona Davidovska Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Military Medical Academy, Sofia


Blastocystis spp., urticarial, gastrointestinal symptoms


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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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