Tomingas (thominxosis) - helminthiasis of the respiratory system caused by filamentous helminth Thominx aerophilus.
The helminth parasite in the stage of puberty on the mucous membranes of the trachea, bronchi, the nose dogs, cats, fur-bearing animals, occasionally in humans. Helminth larvae develop in the rain worms.
A person infected accidental ingestion of larvae crushed worms.
Tomingas flows with symptoms of severe bronchitis, sometimes pneumonia. The diagnosis is based on detection of eggs of helminths in the sputum (see Helminthological research methods).
Treatment tomentosa: intratracheal injection of iodine and potassium iodide (1 g 1000 ml of distilled water) on 4-8 ml after 7-14 days. Inside apply detrain 0.3-0.4 g / day; conduct two cycles for 8 days and two cycles of 3 days, the intervals of 6-8 days.
Prevention: the observance of personal hygiene. The prognosis is favorable.