Prognosis of Toxocariasis
Prognosis for Toxocariasis: In most cases, Toxocara
infections are not serious, and many people, especially adults infected by
a small number of larvae (immature worms), may not notice any symptoms.
The most severe cases are rare, but are more likely to occur in young
children, who often play in dirt, or eat dirt (pica) contaminated by dog
or cat stool. (Source: excerpt from Toxocariasis: DPD)
...see also Overview of Toxocariasis
Complications of Toxocariasis from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of Toxocariasis.
Toxocariasis: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Toxocariasis usually refers to the likely outcome
The prognosis of Toxocariasis
may include the duration of Toxocariasis, chances of complications of Toxocariasis,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Toxocariasis, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Toxocariasis.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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