Unusual vaginal bleeding due to a leech bite in a girl from a tropical area: A case report

Hasanzadeh, M. and Zarrinfar, H. and Najjari, M. (2019) Unusual vaginal bleeding due to a leech bite in a girl from a tropical area: A case report. Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 52.

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Abstract

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. © 2019, Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Export Date: 16 February 2020 CODEN: RSBTB Correspondence Address: Zarrinfar, H.; Allergy research center, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran; email: Zarrinfarh@mums.ac.ir
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bleeding Leech bite Vagina chorionic gonadotropin creatinine ferritin ferrous sulfate hemoglobin iron lactate dehydrogenase urea adolescent anemia Article bite blood analysis blood pressure blood transfusion body temperature case report clinical article erythrocyte female follow up heart rate hematocrit human iron binding capacity leech leukocyte mean corpuscular hemoglobin mean corpuscular volume menorrhagia personal hygiene spotting vagina bleeding animal complication injuries insect bite uterus bleeding Animals Humans Insect Bites and Stings Leeches Uterine Hemorrhage
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib1 lib1
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2020 06:32
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2020 06:32
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/18385

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