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Introduction: Dracontiasis

Description of Dracontiasis

Dracontiasis (medical condition): An infectious disease caused by the nematode Dracunculus medinensis which is...more »

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  »Introduction: Dracunculiasis
  »Symptoms of Dracunculiasis

Dracontiasis: Infection with nematodes of the genus DRACUNCULUS. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks.
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Dracontiasis: Related Topics

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Dracontiasis as a Disease

Dracontiasis: Another name for Dracunculiasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Dracunculiasis
  »Symptoms of Dracunculiasis

Dracontiasis: Related Diseases

Dracontiasis: Dracontiasis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Dracontiasis (Dracunculiasis)

Some of the symptoms of Dracontiasis incude:

Dracontiasis: Article Excerpts about Dracunculiasis

Dracunculiasis: DPD (Excerpt)

Dracunculiasis, more commonly known as Guinea worm disease, is a preventable infection caused by the parasite Dracunculus... (Source: excerpt from Dracunculiasis: DPD)

Facts About Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Dracunculiasis (dra-KUNK-you-LIE-uh-sis), more commonly called Guinea worm disease, is a parasitic infection... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): CDC-OC)

Dracontiasis: Related Disease Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Dracontiasis

The following list attempts to classify Dracontiasis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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