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Related to Enterobius: enterobiasis, Dracunculus, Trichinella
Enterobius/En·tero·bi·us/ (en″ter-o´be-us) a genus of intestinal nematodes (superfamily Oxyuroidea), including E. vermicula´ris, the seatworm or pinworm, parasitic in the upper large intestine, and occasionally in the female genitals and bladder; infection is frequent in children, sometimes causing itching.
Patient discussion about Enterobius
Q. Is it possible to have pin worm on directly on the skin of your fore arms? I've had this condition for more than a year. The only thing that makes a difference is something to kill parasites. Nothing works efficiently. I itch all over beside having big sores on my arms and back. I've hade blood test that show that there are no parasites in the blood. So now what do I do? I am constantly digging this out of my skin, and the buggars jump.