Helminthiases / / April 30, 2016
Gongylonematosis (Lat.), Gongylonemiasis (Eng.)
Helminthiases which affects the mucous membranes of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines, a man known for sporadic cases.
Pathogen - round, threadlike worms Gongylonema pulchrum.Length 120-145 mm females, males - 30-62 mm.The thickness of 0.2-0.5 mm helminths.The eggs are transparent, with thick shell, inside which is placed formed larvae.
Under puberty gongilonemy parasitize thicker esophageal epithelial cover, stomach, pharynx, and rarely thin dogs intestines, wolf, sometimes cattle, horses and other mammals.
Gongilonematoz registered and the person from whom the worms are located in the mucous membrane of the lips, mouth and esophagus.Intermediate hosts - Prussians cockroaches, beetles, dung beetles and other insects.
Infection gongilonematozom humans and mammals occurs by ingestion of cockroaches and other insects, as well as in the use of food and water, which contain the larvae of worms that have emerged from the dead intermediate
Patients gongilonematozom occurs hyperemia mucous membranes appear papules and zigzag moves helminths.At esophagoscopy revealed hypertrophy, bleeding, erosion and deep defects in the esophageal mucosa.Patients complain of pain, burning sensation of movement of worms, headache, irritability, and sometimes vomiting.Some authors consider that malignant tumors may arise on the basis of gongilonematoza.
diagnosis gongilonematoza lipsand mucous membranes of the mouth is set with a zig-zag turns moving worms.esophageal lesions identified during esophagoscopy.
Cut the mucosa and remove helminths needle.
of standing and slowly flowing water only boiled or filtered through the canvas should drink from the water.Cockroaches should be exterminated.