scarabiasis


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scarabiasis

(skăr″ă-bī′ă-sĭs) [L. scarabaeus, beetle, + Gr. -iasis, condition]
A condition in which the intestine is invaded by the dung beetle. It occurs principally in children.

scarabiasis

Intestinal infection with dung beetles. This occurs mainly in children and features loss of appetite, emaciation and diarrhoea.
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So it can be used as a secondary prevention in scarabiasis, so that the beetle will not get further access in to the lower GI tract.
Scarabiasis is a rare condition in which live flies pass out of anus, and is mostly seen in children who play outdoor for prolong hours without wearing undergarments.
Scarabiasis in children: study from rural north-east India.