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Mansonelliasis: Introduction

Mansonelliasis: Infection with a nematode (worm-like parasite) called Mansonella. Transmission usually occurs through the bite of a midge. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mansonelliasis is available below.

Symptoms of Mansonelliasis

Treatments for Mansonelliasis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Mansonelliasis?

Mansonelliasis: Complications

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Causes of Mansonelliasis

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Disease Topics Related To Mansonelliasis

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Misdiagnosis and Mansonelliasis

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Research about Mansonelliasis

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Clinical Trials for Mansonelliasis

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Statistics for Mansonelliasis

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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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More information about Mansonelliasis

  1. Mansonelliasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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