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Dracunculiasis

Introduction: Dracunculiasis

Description of Dracunculiasis

Dracunculiasis (medical condition): An infectious disease caused by the nematode...more »

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Dracunculiasis: a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Dracunculiasis: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Dracunculiasis: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Dracunculiasis: Related Topics

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Dracunculiasis: Rare Disease

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Dracunculiasis as a "rare disease".

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Dracunculiasis as a Disease

Dracunculiasis (medical condition): See Dracunculiasis (disease information).
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Dracunculiasis: Related Diseases

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Dracunculiasis: Article Excerpts

Dracunculiasis: DPD (Excerpt)

Dracunculiasis, more commonly known as Guinea worm disease, is a preventable infection caused by the parasite ... (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,... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): CDC-OC)

Dracunculiasis: DPD (Excerpt)

Dracunculiasis, more commonly known as Guinea worm disease, is a preventable infection caused by the parasite Dracunculus medinensis. ... (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... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): CDC-OC)

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Dracunculiasis: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Dracunculiasis

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Hierarchical classifications of Dracunculiasis

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