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Diseases » Toxocara canis » Summary

What is Toxocara canis?

What is Toxocara canis?

  • Toxocara canis: A form of nematode found in the dog.
  • Toxocara canis: A species of parasitic nematode found in the intestine of dogs. Lesions in the brain, liver, eye, kidney, and lung are caused by migrating larvae. In humans, these larvae do not follow normal patterns and may produce visceral larva migrans (LARVA MIGRANS, VISCERAL).
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Toxocara canis: Introduction

Types of Toxocara canis:

Broader types of Toxocara canis:

How serious is Toxocara canis?

Complications of Toxocara canis: see complications of Toxocara canis

What causes Toxocara canis?

Causes of Toxocara canis: see causes of Toxocara canis

What are the symptoms of Toxocara canis?

Symptoms of Toxocara canis: see symptoms of Toxocara canis

Complications of Toxocara canis: see complications of Toxocara canis

Can anyone else get Toxocara canis?

More information: see contagiousness of Toxocara canis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Toxocara canis

Toxocara canis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Toxocara canis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Toxocara canis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Toxocara canis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Toxocara canis.
Treatments for Toxocara canis: see treatments for Toxocara canis
Research for Toxocara canis: see research for Toxocara canis

Name of Toxocara canis

Main name of condition: Toxocara canis

Toxocara canis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Toxocara canis:

  • Dog roundworm
  • Antihelmointhic treatment
  • Pyrantel
  • Toxocariasis
  • Visceralis larva migrans
  • Ocularis larva migrans

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