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Guinea worm

Introduction: Guinea worm

Description of Guinea worm

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

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  »Introduction: Dracunculiasis
  »Symptoms of Dracunculiasis

Guinea worm: 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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Guinea worm: Related Topics

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Guinea worm as a Disease

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

Guinea worm: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of Guinea worm (Dracunculiasis)

Some of the symptoms of Guinea worm incude:

Guinea worm: Article Excerpts about Dracunculiasis

Dracunculiasis: DPD (Excerpt)

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

Guinea worm: Related Disease Topics

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