Visceral leishmaniasis: Introduction
Visceral leishmaniasis: A condition which is characterized by an infection of the viscera by leishmaniasis.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Visceral leishmaniasis is available below.
Symptoms of Visceral leishmaniasis
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symptoms of Visceral leishmaniasis
Treatments for Visceral leishmaniasis
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Visceral leishmaniasis?
Visceral leishmaniasis: Deaths
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Visceral leishmaniasis: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Visceral leishmaniasis:
- Secondary pus-producing infections
- Secondary gram-negative enteric infections
- Secondary mycobacterial infections
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Causes of Visceral leishmaniasis
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Disease Topics Related To Visceral leishmaniasis
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Visceral leishmaniasis: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Visceral leishmaniasis
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities.
Diseases...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an ...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis....read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known...read more »
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Visceral leishmaniasis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Visceral leishmaniasis
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More general information, not necessarily in relation to Visceral leishmaniasis,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Visceral leishmaniasis: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Visceral leishmaniasis
Medical research articles related to Visceral leishmaniasis include:
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Visceral leishmaniasis: Animations
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Research about Visceral leishmaniasis
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Clinical Trials for Visceral leishmaniasis
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Visceral leishmaniasis include:
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Clinical Trials for Visceral leishmaniasis
Statistics for Visceral leishmaniasis
Visceral leishmaniasis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Visceral leishmaniasis
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Definitions of Visceral leishmaniasis:
A chronic disease caused by LEISHMANIA DONOVANI and transmitted by the bite of several sandflies of the genera Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia. It is commonly characterized by fever, chills, vomiting, anemia, hepatosplenomegaly, leukopenia, hypergammaglobulinemia, emaciation, and an earth-gray color of the skin. The disease is classified into three main types according to geographic distribution: Indian, Mediterranean (or infantile), and African.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Leishmaniasis of the viscera
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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