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This study describes the isolation of a leech following the presentation of unusual vaginal bleeding. Vaginal bleeding in children due to a leech bite is very rare. This is the first report of severe bleeding in a virgin 14-year-old girl from Mashhad, Iran due to the presence of a leech in the vagina.
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Name: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Vaginal leech infestation is a rare event with vaginal bleeding being its prominent sign. Few cases have been reported in young children.
Vaginal bleeding is a common presenting complaint in the emergency department (ED); life-threatening hemorrhage is rare. Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm (UAP) is an uncommon but potentially life-threate...
To evaluate if a simple method for characterizing vaginal bleeding patterns in etonogestrel contraceptive implant users can predict subsequent patterns and bleeding-related discontinuation over the fi...
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In this trial we want to prove the efficacy and safety of a one-time topical leech application at patients with symptomatic primary arthrosis of the first carpometacarpal joint in comparis...
100 patients with postmenopausal bleeding were assessed with 2D vaginal ultrasound and 3D power Doppler ultrasound using the international endometrial tumor analysis group and office hyste...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of mandibular advancement bite block to standard bite block for prevention of hypoxemia, intervention events and adverse effects during e...
This study will use thromboelastometry in ED patients with vaginal bleeding, as well as healthy pregnant controls, to determine if abnormal results are associated with the presence of vagi...
Bleeding from blood vessels in the UTERUS, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.
UTERINE BLEEDING from a GESTATION of less than 20 weeks without any CERVICAL DILATATION. It is characterized by vaginal bleeding, lower back discomfort, or midline pelvic cramping and a risk factor for MISCARRIAGE.
A species of Aeromonas that occurs mostly as single cells in soil and freshwater environments. It also inhabits the digestive tract of the leech HIRUDO MEDICINALIS, where it aids in the digestion of blood and prevents colonization by other bacteria. It is pathogenic in fish and potentially in humans who consume infected fish or immunocompromised patients receiving LEECH THERAPY.
The uptake of substances from the VAGINA via the vaginal epithelium/mucosa.
Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
Tropical Medicine is the study of diseases more commonly found in tropical regions than elsewhere. Examples of these diseases are malaria, yellow fever, Chagas disease, Dengue, Helminths, African trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, Lymphatic filaria...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...