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Introduction: Hymenolepiasis

Description of Hymenolepiasis

Hymenolepiasis (medical condition): A rare parasitic disease caused by a tapeworm called Hymenolepis...more »

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Hymenolepiasis: Infection with tapeworms of the genus Hymenolepis.
Source: Diseases Database

Hymenolepiasis: Infection with tapeworms of the genus Hymenolepis.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hymenolepiasis: Related Topics

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Hymenolepiasis: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hymenolepiasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hymenolepiasis, or a subtype of Hymenolepiasis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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

Source - Orphanet

Hymenolepiasis as a Disease

Hymenolepiasis (medical condition): See Hymenolepiasis (disease information).
  »Introduction: Hymenolepiasis
  »Symptoms of Hymenolepiasis
  »Treatments for Hymenolepiasis

Hymenolepiasis: Related Diseases

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

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Broader terms for Hymenolepiasis

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Hymenolepiasis

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

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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