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Visceral leishmaniasis

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

Treatments for Visceral leishmaniasis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Visceral leishmaniasis?

Visceral leishmaniasis: Deaths

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Visceral leishmaniasis: Complications

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  • Hyperagammaglobulinemia
  • Secondary pus-producing infections
  • Secondary gram-negative enteric infections
  • Secondary mycobacterial infections
  • Death
  • more complications...»

Causes of Visceral leishmaniasis

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Disease Topics Related To Visceral leishmaniasis

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Visceral leishmaniasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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...read more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is...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 ...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 digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria...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...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,...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 are many other...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 due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,...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...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 adults can remain undiagnosed,...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be...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. See misdiagnosis of eating...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...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 a variety of symptoms (see ...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...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 possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »

Visceral leishmaniasis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Visceral leishmaniasis

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Visceral leishmaniasis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Visceral leishmaniasis

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Visceral leishmaniasis: Animations

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.

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Statistics for Visceral leishmaniasis

Visceral leishmaniasis: Broader Related Topics

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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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