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hookworm
necator americanus( new world hookworm
ankylostoma duadenale( old world hook worm)
ankylostoma ceylonicum( far east)
adults live in upper part of small intestine and eat 0.2 ml blood every day-- 0.1 mg of iron
symptoms
erymatous maculopapular rash
edema
severe pruritis( around toes)
cough
pneumonia
fever if severe pulmonary involvement
ds
iren def anemia
hypoalbuminemia
in young kids may see severe anemia
cardiac insufficiency
anasarka
retarded physical
mental and sexual development
hook worm in fecal smear
esosinophilia
tc steps
antigelm
iron repla
t tranfusion
maintain good nutrition