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Parasitic Arthritis

  • Javier Dario Márquez-Hernández
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Abstract

Parasitic infections are a public health problem worldwide, most of them considered neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Poor hygiene habits, the consumption of non-potable water, and eating badly cooked or raw food, together with immunosuppressed states due to diseases or medications, are the main risk factors for acquiring them. Osteomuscular compromise due to parasitic infections should be considered in bizarre atypical manifestations with eosinophilia that do not improve with conventional treatment in endemic areas or travelers.

The discovery of better diagnostic techniques and more effective treatments makes it possible to eradicate with the implementation of adequate regulations and policies.

Keywords

Protozoan Amoeba, Giardia Leishmania, Plasmodium Cryptosporidium Helminthes Flatworms Platyhelminthes Trematodes Cestodes Nematodes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Dario Márquez-Hernández
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  1. 1.Internal Medicine, RheumatologyHospital Pablo Tobón Uribe – Universidad CESMedellinColombia

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