Leech infestation

Known as: Hirudiniasis, Leeches 
 
National Institutes of Health

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1941-2018
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2011
2011
Swimming of fish and other animals results from interactions of rhythmic body movements with the surrounding fluid. This paper… (More)
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2008
2008
Common causes for unilateral nasal bleeding in adults are benign or malignant tumors and deviated nasal septum. Here we present… (More)
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2007
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2007
The European medicinal leech is one of vanishingly few animal species with direct application in modern medicine. In addition to… (More)
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2004
2004
We report on a 15-year-old girl who presented with a history of chest pain, coughing, intermittent haemoptysis, fever, pallor and… (More)
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2004
2004
Two tubular hearts propel blood through the closed circulatory system of the medicinal leech. The hearts are myogenic but are… (More)
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2004
2004
The rhythmic beating of the tube-like hearts in the medicinal leech is driven and coordinated by rhythmic activity in segmental… (More)
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2002
2002
Intracellular rickettsia-like structures were found in the tissues of a glossiphoniid leech, Torix tagoi, by transmission… (More)
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1995
1995
A 50 year old para vi patient was referred to Mekelle Hospital on October 23, 1992 with post menopausal vaginal bleeding and… (More)
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1990
1990
We present a case of haematemesis and malaena, severe enough to require blood transfusion, caused by leech infestation from the… (More)
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1981
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1981
I have examined the effects of serotonin on the generation of the motor program for swimming by the medicinal leech, Hirudo… (More)
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