Mansonelliasis: Infection with a nematode (worm-like parasite) called Mansonella. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a midge.
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Definitions of Mansonelliasis:
Infection with nematodes of the genus MANSONELLA. Symptoms include pruritus, headache, and articular swelling.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Mansonelliasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Mansonelliasis, or a subtype of Mansonelliasis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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