MCID: LCH001
MIFTS: 25

Leech Infestation malady

Summaries for Leech Infestation

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Disease Ontology:8 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: Leech Infestation, also known as hirudiniasis, is related to macroglossia and purpura fulminans. An important gene associated with Leech Infestation is MT-CO1 (mitochondrially encoded cytochrome c oxidase I). The compounds hydrogen and glucose have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include heart.

Wikipedia:64 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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Aliases & Descriptions:

leech infestation 8 61
hirudiniasis 8
leeches 8


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Disease Ontology8 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/GeneDecks gene sharing:

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idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1macroglossia10.1
2purpura fulminans10.1
3paronychia10.0
4chromoblastomycosis10.0
5cellulitis10.0
6systemic lupus erythematosus10.0
7priapism10.0
8hypochromic anemia10.0
9epicondylitis10.0
10venous insufficiency10.0
11varicose veins10.0
12ulcerative colitis10.0CTSG
13ischemia10.0MT-CO1
14squamous cell carcinoma10.0MT-CO1, CTSG

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Clinical Features for Leech Infestation

Drugs & Therapeutics for Leech Infestation

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Genetic Tests for Leech Infestation

Anatomical Context for Leech Infestation

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Leech Infestation:

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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
Leech infestation: the unusual cause of upper airway obstruction. (23559840)
2013
2
Ocular leech infestation initially misdiagnosed as conjunctival pigmented nevus. (23991397)
2013
3
Leech infestation in children through body orifices: experience in a hospital in Bangladesh. (22543722)
2012
4
Intermittent gastrointestinal bleeding in a child: leech infestation. (23429838)
2012
5
Eye bleeding due to leech infestation in an ischemic heart- disease patient. (22754689)
2012
6
Nasal leech infestation causing persistent epistaxis. (21887037)
2011
7
Nasal leech infestation: report of seven leeches and literature review. (20037786)
2010
8
Oropharyngeal leech infestation and therapeutic options. (21391194)
2010
9
Ocular leech infestation. (20804315)
2010
10
An unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding and severe anemia in a child: leech infestation. (19264837)
2009
11
Nasal leech infestation in children: comparison of two different innovative techniques. (19395059)
2009
12
Unusual cause of unilateral epistaxis: nasal leech infestation. (18552891)
2008
13
A case series of bleeding due to Leech infestation from the Gimbie region, Ethiopia. (18302875)
2008
14
A case of conjunctival leech infestation. (16453190)
2006
15
Leech infestation and its association with water drinking habits. (16542595)
2006
16
Adult ocular leech infestation. (15832186)
2006
17
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
18
Aquatic leech infestation: a rare cause of severe anaemia in an adolescent Tanzanian girl. (15346909)
2004
19
Unexpected result in the etiological approaching to an anemic case: a leech infestation. (12959860)
2003
20
Leech infestation: an unusual cause of hoarseness. (11991029)
2002
21
Leech infestation as a potential cause of hemoptysis in childhood. (11784268)
2002
22
Ocular leech infestation in a child. (9222244)
1997
23
Post menopausal vaginal bleeding due to vaginal wall leech infestation. (7588657)
1995
24
Post menopausal vaginal bleeding due to vaginal wall leech infestation. (8674494)
1995
25
Haematemesis due to leech infestation. (1694646)
1990
26
Leech infestation of mute swans (Cygnus olor) (2718339)
1989
27
Leech infestation of livestock. (2773211)
1989
28
Tails of the unexpectorated: experiences with leech infestation in childhood. (2449848)
1987
29
Leech infestation of man in Al-Taif, Saudi Arabia. (3693958)
1987
30
Nasal leech infestation of man. (3603699)
1987
31
Correlation of leech infestation and eosinophilia in alligators. (448620)
1979
32
Leech infestation of man in Rhodesia. (860320)
1977
33
Nasal leech infestation in man. (5493048)
1970
34
Nasal leech infestation in the rhesus monkey. (4249653)
1970
35
Further note on leech infestation in man. (18119173)
1949

Genetic Variations for Leech Infestation

Expression for genes affiliated with Leech Infestation

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Leech Infestation

Compounds for genes affiliated with Leech Infestation

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Compounds related to Leech Infestation according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idCompoundScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1hydrogen45 2410.1MT-CO1, CTSG
2glucose459.1MT-CO1, CTSG
3sodium45 2410.0MT-CO1, CTSG
4atp45 299.8MT-CO1, CTSG

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