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Gnathostoma Infection

Gnathostoma Infection: Introduction

Gnathostoma Infection: Infection with a type of round worm (Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum). Infection typically occurs through eating undercooked fish or poultry containing the roundworm larvae or by drinking contaminated water. The symptoms are determined by which tissues the worms migrate through. The worms tend to migrate mainly through the skin. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gnathostoma Infection is available below.

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Treatments for Gnathostoma Infection

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Gnathostoma Infection: Complications

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Causes of Gnathostoma Infection

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Gnathostoma Infection is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Gnathostoma Infection, or a subtype of Gnathostoma Infection, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Gnathostoma Infection: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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