MCID: LCH001
MIFTS: 17

Leech Infestation malady

Summaries for Leech Infestation

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Disease Ontology:9 A parasitic ectoparasitic infectious disease that involves parasitic infestation by members of the subclass hirudinea. the leeches remain attached to their hosts and feed on blood until they become full, at which point they fall off to digest. while feeding, they release an anesthetic and use a combination of mucus and suction to stay attached and secrete an anti-clotting enzyme, hirudin, into the host's blood stream.

MalaCards based summary: Leech Infestation, also known as hirudiniasis, is related to vaginitis and ischemic heart disease. Affiliated tissues include eye and heart.

Wikipedia:63 Leeches are segmented worms that belong to the phylum Annelida and comprise the subclass Hirudinea. Like... more...

Aliases & Classifications for Leech Infestation

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Leech Infestation, Aliases & Descriptions:

Name: Leech Infestation 9 60
Hirudiniasis 9
 
Leeches 9


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Disease Ontology9 DOID:11079
ICD9CM27 134.2

Related Diseases for Leech Infestation

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Diseases related to Leech Infestation via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1vaginitis10.4
2ischemic heart disease10.2
3conjunctival pigmentation10.2
4eosinophilia10.2

Symptoms for Leech Infestation

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Leech Infestation

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Genetic Tests for Leech Infestation

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Anatomical Context for Leech Infestation

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Leech Infestation:

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Eye, Heart

Animal Models for Leech Infestation or affiliated genes

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Publications for Leech Infestation

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Articles related to Leech Infestation:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Ocular leech infestation. (25784786)
2015
2
Leech Infestation in the Vulvar Region: A Possibility to be Considered. (25709802)
2014
3
A rare case report of tracheal leech infestation in a 40-year-old woman. (25419405)
2014
4
Mass leech infestation of sculpin fish in Lake Baikal, with clarification of disease-prone species and parasite taxonomy. (25004101)
2014
5
Leech infestation: the unusual cause of upper airway obstruction. (23559840)
2013
6
Ocular leech infestation initially misdiagnosed as conjunctival pigmented nevus. (23991397)
2013
7
Leech infestation in children through body orifices: experience in a hospital in Bangladesh. (22543722)
2012
8
Intermittent gastrointestinal bleeding in a child: leech infestation. (23429838)
2012
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Eye bleeding due to leech infestation in an ischemic heart- disease patient. (22754689)
2012
10
Nasal leech infestation causing persistent epistaxis. (21887037)
2011
11
Nasal leech infestation: report of seven leeches and literature review. (20037786)
2010
12
Oropharyngeal leech infestation and therapeutic options. (21391194)
2010
13
Ocular leech infestation. (20804315)
2010
14
An unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding and severe anemia in a child: leech infestation. (19264837)
2009
15
Unusual cause of unilateral epistaxis: nasal leech infestation. (18552891)
2008
16
A case series of bleeding due to Leech infestation from the Gimbie region, Ethiopia. (18302875)
2008
17
A case of conjunctival leech infestation. (16453190)
2006
18
Leech infestation and its association with water drinking habits. (16542595)
2006
19
Adult ocular leech infestation. (15832186)
2006
20
The influence of agricultural and urban contamination on leech infestation of freshwater turtles, Phrynops geoffroanus, taken from two areas of the Uberabinha River. (15327164)
2004
21
Aquatic leech infestation: a rare cause of severe anaemia in an adolescent Tanzanian girl. (15346909)
2004
22
Unexpected result in the etiological approaching to an anemic case: a leech infestation. (12959860)
2003
23
Leech infestation: an unusual cause of hoarseness. (11991029)
2002
24
Leech infestation as a potential cause of hemoptysis in childhood. (11784268)
2002
25
Ocular leech infestation in a child. (9222244)
1997
26
Post menopausal vaginal bleeding due to vaginal wall leech infestation. (7588657)
1995
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Post menopausal vaginal bleeding due to vaginal wall leech infestation. (8674494)
1995
28
Haematemesis due to leech infestation. (1694646)
1990
29
Leech infestation of mute swans (Cygnus olor) (2718339)
1989
30
Leech infestation of livestock. (2773211)
1989
31
Tails of the unexpectorated: experiences with leech infestation in childhood. (2449848)
1987
32
Leech infestation of man in Al-Taif, Saudi Arabia. (3693958)
1987
33
Nasal leech infestation of man. (3603699)
1987
34
Correlation of leech infestation and eosinophilia in alligators. (448620)
1979
35
Leech infestation of man in Rhodesia. (860320)
1977
36
Nasal leech infestation in man. (5493048)
1970
37
Nasal leech infestation in the rhesus monkey. (4249653)
1970
38
Further note on leech infestation in man. (18119173)
1949

Variations for Leech Infestation

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Expression for genes affiliated with Leech Infestation

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Compounds for genes affiliated with Leech Infestation

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