|Abstract||This Topic Review covers the treatment of threadworm (pinworm) infestation (Enterobius vermicularis). This Topic Review does not cover the treatment of tapeworm, hookworm, or more unusual worm infestations.|
There are separate CKS topics on Pruritus ani, Pruritus vulvae, and Roundworm.
The target audience for this Topic Review is healthcare professionals working within the NHS in England, and providing first contact or primary health care. Patient information from NHS Direct is intended to be printed and given to people with this condition or their carers.