Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Parasitic Infections?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


June 29, 2017

The most common symptom of pinworm infection is nocturnal perianal pruritus. Occasionally, the migration of the parasite produces ectopic disease (eg, appendicitis, chronic salpingitis, ulcerative lesions in the small or large bowel). Pinworm infestation may result in enuresis.

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