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What is Mansonelliasis?

What is Mansonelliasis?

  • Mansonelliasis: Infection with a nematode (worm-like parasite) called Mansonella. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a midge.
  • 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)

Mansonelliasis: Introduction

Types of Mansonelliasis:

Broader types of Mansonelliasis:

How serious is Mansonelliasis?

Complications of Mansonelliasis: see complications of Mansonelliasis

What causes Mansonelliasis?

Causes of Mansonelliasis: see causes of Mansonelliasis

What are the symptoms of Mansonelliasis?

Symptoms of Mansonelliasis: see symptoms of Mansonelliasis

Complications of Mansonelliasis: see complications of Mansonelliasis

Can anyone else get Mansonelliasis?

More information: see contagiousness of Mansonelliasis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mansonelliasis

Mansonelliasis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mansonelliasis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mansonelliasis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mansonelliasis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mansonelliasis.
Treatments for Mansonelliasis: see treatments for Mansonelliasis
Research for Mansonelliasis: see research for Mansonelliasis

Name and Aliases of Mansonelliasis

Main name of condition: Mansonelliasis

Other names or spellings for Mansonelliasis:

Mansonellosis, Mansonella perstans infections

Mansonella, Tetrapetalonema Source - Diseases Database

Mansonella perstans infections, Mansonellosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mansonelliasis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mansonelliasis:


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