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Infection by parasitic PROTOZOA of the genus BALANTIDIUM. The presence of Balantidium in the LARGE INTESTINE leads to DIARRHEA; DYSENTERY; and occasionally ULCER.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Balantidiasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Balantidiasis, or a subtype of Balantidiasis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Balantidiasis mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Balantidiasis. Of the 2 causes of Balantidiasis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Balantidiasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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