Camille Introcaso, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Camille Introcaso

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Demodicidosis (Other acariasis, including chiggers and Demodex folliculorum or Trombicula infestation)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Demodex mites are the most common human ectoparasite. They are normally found in the pilosebaceous glands, and their role in causing human disease is controversial. High numbers of mites as well as the presence of mites free in the dermis has been implicated to cause various clinical manifestations in…

Piedra

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination White piedra can occur in patients of any age, and tends to occur in temperate areas of the world. The pubic, axillary, and facial hair are more often affected than scalp hair. Patients have white to light brown soft papules loosely attached at irregular…

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