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What is Fascioliasis?

What is Fascioliasis?

  • Fascioliasis: A rare parastitic infectious disease caused by liver fluke Fasciola hepatica which can cause blockage of the bile ducts in the liver.
  • Fascioliasis: Liver disease caused by infections with parasitic flukes of the genus FASCIOLA, such as FASCIOLA HEPATICA.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Fascioliasis: infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Fascioliasis: Introduction

Types of Fascioliasis:

Broader types of Fascioliasis:

How serious is Fascioliasis?

Complications of Fascioliasis: see complications of Fascioliasis

What causes Fascioliasis?

Causes of Fascioliasis: see causes of Fascioliasis
Risk factors for Fascioliasis: see risk factors for Fascioliasis

What are the symptoms of Fascioliasis?

Symptoms of Fascioliasis: see symptoms of Fascioliasis

Complications of Fascioliasis: see complications of Fascioliasis

Can anyone else get Fascioliasis?

Contagion of Fascioliasis: Caught by eating plants, especially wild watercress.
More information: see contagiousness of Fascioliasis

Fascioliasis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fascioliasis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fascioliasis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fascioliasis: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fascioliasis.
Treatments for Fascioliasis: see treatments for Fascioliasis

Organs Affected by Fascioliasis:

Organs and body systems related to Fascioliasis include:

Name and Aliases of Fascioliasis

Main name of condition: Fascioliasis

Other names or spellings for Fascioliasis:

Fasciola infection, Fasciola hepatica

Fasciola hepaticum, Sheep liver fluke infection, Fasciola hepatica Source - Diseases Database

Fasciolosis
Source - WordNet 2.1

Fascioliasis: Related Conditions

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