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Tropical Disease

MedGen UID:
277834
Concept ID:
C1336827
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: Tropical Diseases

Definition

Infectious and parasitic diseases endemic in tropical and subtropical zones, including Chagas'' disease, leishmaniasis, leprosy, malaria, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, sleeping sickness, yellow fever, and others; often water- or insect-borne. [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

de Vries HJC, Schallig HD
Am J Clin Dermatol 2022 Nov;23(6):823-840. Epub 2022 Sep 14 doi: 10.1007/s40257-022-00726-8. PMID: 36103050Free PMC Article
Widaty S, Miranda E, Cornain EF, Rizky LA
J Infect Dev Ctries 2022 Feb 28;16(2):244-251. doi: 10.3855/jidc.15222. PMID: 35298417
Bernigaud C, Fischer K, Chosidow O
Acta Derm Venereol 2020 Apr 20;100(9):adv00112. doi: 10.2340/00015555-3468. PMID: 32207535Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Hochberg NS, Montgomery SP
Ann Intern Med 2023 Feb;176(2):ITC17-ITC32. Epub 2023 Feb 14 doi: 10.7326/AITC202302210. PMID: 36780647Free PMC Article
Zhu X, Wang C, Duan X, Liang B, Genbo Xu E, Huang Z
Environ Int 2023 Jan;171:107662. Epub 2022 Nov 26 doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2022.107662. PMID: 36473237
de Vries HJC, Schallig HD
Am J Clin Dermatol 2022 Nov;23(6):823-840. Epub 2022 Sep 14 doi: 10.1007/s40257-022-00726-8. PMID: 36103050Free PMC Article
Araiza-Garaygordobil D, García-Martínez CE, Burgos LM, Saldarriaga C, Liblik K, Mendoza I, Martinez-Selles M, Scatularo CE, Farina JM, Baranchuk A; Neglected Tropical Diseases and other Infectious Diseases affecting the Heart (the NET‐Heart) project
Cardiovasc J Afr 2021 Sep-Oct 23;32(5):276-283. Epub 2021 Jul 20 doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2021-033. PMID: 34292294Free PMC Article
Gutiérrez JM, Calvete JJ, Habib AG, Harrison RA, Williams DJ, Warrell DA
Nat Rev Dis Primers 2017 Sep 14;3:17063. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2017.63. PMID: 28905944

Diagnosis

Hochberg NS, Montgomery SP
Ann Intern Med 2023 Feb;176(2):ITC17-ITC32. Epub 2023 Feb 14 doi: 10.7326/AITC202302210. PMID: 36780647Free PMC Article
de Vries HJC, Schallig HD
Am J Clin Dermatol 2022 Nov;23(6):823-840. Epub 2022 Sep 14 doi: 10.1007/s40257-022-00726-8. PMID: 36103050Free PMC Article
Thomas C, Coates SJ, Engelman D, Chosidow O, Chang AY
J Am Acad Dermatol 2020 Mar;82(3):533-548. Epub 2019 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.05.109. PMID: 31310840
Krolewiecki A, Nutman TB
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2019 Mar;33(1):135-151. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2018.10.006. PMID: 30712758Free PMC Article
Gryseels B, Polman K, Clerinx J, Kestens L
Lancet 2006 Sep 23;368(9541):1106-18. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69440-3. PMID: 16997665

Therapy

Hochberg NS, Montgomery SP
Ann Intern Med 2023 Feb;176(2):ITC17-ITC32. Epub 2023 Feb 14 doi: 10.7326/AITC202302210. PMID: 36780647Free PMC Article
Seifert SA, Armitage JO, Sanchez EE
N Engl J Med 2022 Jan 6;386(1):68-78. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra2105228. PMID: 34986287Free PMC Article
Thomas C, Coates SJ, Engelman D, Chosidow O, Chang AY
J Am Acad Dermatol 2020 Mar;82(3):533-548. Epub 2019 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.05.109. PMID: 31310840
Krolewiecki A, Nutman TB
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2019 Mar;33(1):135-151. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2018.10.006. PMID: 30712758Free PMC Article
Gryseels B, Polman K, Clerinx J, Kestens L
Lancet 2006 Sep 23;368(9541):1106-18. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69440-3. PMID: 16997665

Prognosis

Meumann EM, Limmathurotsakul D, Dunachie SJ, Wiersinga WJ, Currie BJ
Nat Rev Microbiol 2024 Mar;22(3):155-169. Epub 2023 Oct 4 doi: 10.1038/s41579-023-00972-5. PMID: 37794173
El-Sayed A, Kamel M
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Jun;27(18):22336-22352. Epub 2020 Apr 28 doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-08896-w. PMID: 32347486Free PMC Article
Ploemacher T, Faber WR, Menke H, Rutten V, Pieters T
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 Apr;14(4):e0008276. Epub 2020 Apr 27 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008276. PMID: 32339201Free PMC Article
Singhi P, Saini AG
Indian J Pediatr 2019 Jan;86(1):76-82. Epub 2017 Sep 20 doi: 10.1007/s12098-017-2460-8. PMID: 28929415
Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration, Fitzmaurice C, Allen C, Barber RM, Barregard L, Bhutta ZA, Brenner H, Dicker DJ, Chimed-Orchir O, Dandona R, Dandona L, Fleming T, Forouzanfar MH, Hancock J, Hay RJ, Hunter-Merrill R, Huynh C, Hosgood HD, Johnson CO, Jonas JB, Khubchandani J, Kumar GA, Kutz M, Lan Q, Larson HJ, Liang X, Lim SS, Lopez AD, MacIntyre MF, Marczak L, Marquez N, Mokdad AH, Pinho C, Pourmalek F, Salomon JA, Sanabria JR, Sandar L, Sartorius B, Schwartz SM, Shackelford KA, Shibuya K, Stanaway J, Steiner C, Sun J, Takahashi K, Vollset SE, Vos T, Wagner JA, Wang H, Westerman R, Zeeb H, Zoeckler L, Abd-Allah F, Ahmed MB, Alabed S, Alam NK, Aldhahri SF, Alem G, Alemayohu MA, Ali R, Al-Raddadi R, Amare A, Amoako Y, Artaman A, Asayesh H, Atnafu N, Awasthi A, Saleem HB, Barac A, Bedi N, Bensenor I, Berhane A, Bernabé E, Betsu B, Binagwaho A, Boneya D, Campos-Nonato I, Castañeda-Orjuela C, Catalá-López F, Chiang P, Chibueze C, Chitheer A, Choi JY, Cowie B, Damtew S, das Neves J, Dey S, Dharmaratne S, Dhillon P, Ding E, Driscoll T, Ekwueme D, Endries AY, Farvid M, Farzadfar F, Fernandes J, Fischer F, G/Hiwot TT, Gebru A, Gopalani S, Hailu A, Horino M, Horita N, Husseini A, Huybrechts I, Inoue M, Islami F, Jakovljevic M, James S, Javanbakht M, Jee SH, Kasaeian A, Kedir MS, Khader YS, Khang YH, Kim D, Leigh J, Linn S, Lunevicius R, El Razek HMA, Malekzadeh R, Malta DC, Marcenes W, Markos D, Melaku YA, Meles KG, Mendoza W, Mengiste DT, Meretoja TJ, Miller TR, Mohammad KA, Mohammadi A, Mohammed S, Moradi-Lakeh M, Nagel G, Nand D, Le Nguyen Q, Nolte S, Ogbo FA, Oladimeji KE, Oren E, Pa M, Park EK, Pereira DM, Plass D, Qorbani M, Radfar A, Rafay A, Rahman M, Rana SM, Søreide K, Satpathy M, Sawhney M, Sepanlou SG, Shaikh MA, She J, Shiue I, Shore HR, Shrime MG, So S, Soneji S, Stathopoulou V, Stroumpoulis K, Sufiyan MB, Sykes BL, Tabarés-Seisdedos R, Tadese F, Tedla BA, Tessema GA, Thakur JS, Tran BX, Ukwaja KN, Uzochukwu BSC, Vlassov VV, Weiderpass E, Wubshet Terefe M, Yebyo HG, Yimam HH, Yonemoto N, Younis MZ, Yu C, Zaidi Z, Zaki MES, Zenebe ZM, Murray CJL, Naghavi M
JAMA Oncol 2017 Apr 1;3(4):524-548. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.5688. PMID: 27918777Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Meumann EM, Limmathurotsakul D, Dunachie SJ, Wiersinga WJ, Currie BJ
Nat Rev Microbiol 2024 Mar;22(3):155-169. Epub 2023 Oct 4 doi: 10.1038/s41579-023-00972-5. PMID: 37794173
Liu L, Du J, Yang S, Zheng B, Shen J, Huang J, Cao L, Huang S, Liu X, Guo L, Li C, Ke C, Peng X, Guo D, Peng H
Redox Biol 2023 Jul;63:102752. Epub 2023 May 23 doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2023.102752. PMID: 37245288Free PMC Article
Chagas GCL, Rangel AR, Noronha LM, Veloso FCS, Kassar SB, Oliveira MJC, Meneses GC, da Silva Junior GB, Daher EF
Trop Med Int Health 2022 Aug;27(8):656-668. Epub 2022 Jul 11 doi: 10.1111/tmi.13797. PMID: 35761748
El-Sayed A, Kamel M
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Jun;27(18):22336-22352. Epub 2020 Apr 28 doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-08896-w. PMID: 32347486Free PMC Article
Nunes MCP, Beaton A, Acquatella H, Bern C, Bolger AF, Echeverría LE, Dutra WO, Gascon J, Morillo CA, Oliveira-Filho J, Ribeiro ALP, Marin-Neto JA; American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; and Stroke Council
Circulation 2018 Sep 18;138(12):e169-e209. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000599. PMID: 30354432

Recent systematic reviews

Sossen B, Richards AS, Heinsohn T, Frascella B, Balzarini F, Oradini-Alacreu A, Odone A, Rogozinska E, Häcker B, Cobelens F, Kranzer K, Houben RMGJ, Esmail H
Lancet Respir Med 2023 Apr;11(4):367-379. Epub 2023 Mar 23 doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(23)00097-8. PMID: 36966795
Chagas GCL, Rangel AR, Noronha LM, Veloso FCS, Kassar SB, Oliveira MJC, Meneses GC, da Silva Junior GB, Daher EF
Trop Med Int Health 2022 Aug;27(8):656-668. Epub 2022 Jul 11 doi: 10.1111/tmi.13797. PMID: 35761748
Araiza-Garaygordobil D, García-Martínez CE, Burgos LM, Saldarriaga C, Liblik K, Mendoza I, Martinez-Selles M, Scatularo CE, Farina JM, Baranchuk A; Neglected Tropical Diseases and other Infectious Diseases affecting the Heart (the NET‐Heart) project
Cardiovasc J Afr 2021 Sep-Oct 23;32(5):276-283. Epub 2021 Jul 20 doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2021-033. PMID: 34292294Free PMC Article
Suzuki HG, Dewez JE, Nijman RG, Yeung S
BMJ Open 2020 May 5;10(5):e035343. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035343. PMID: 32371515Free PMC Article
Ploemacher T, Faber WR, Menke H, Rutten V, Pieters T
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 Apr;14(4):e0008276. Epub 2020 Apr 27 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008276. PMID: 32339201Free PMC Article

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