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Glossary for Wuchereria bancrofti

  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Elephantiasis: Lymphatic obstruction which causes severe swelling in the legs and groin area. It is usually caused by infection with a parasitic worm which is transmitted by mosquito bites.
  • Epididymitis: Infection of the epididymis (testicle tube)
  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Hydrocele: Swollen testes due to fluid
  • Lymphadenitis: The inflammation of the one or several lymph nodes
  • Lymphadenopathy: Enlarged lymph nodes which may be caused by local or generalised infection, inflammatory conditions, malignancy or more unusual disorders.
  • Lymphatic Filariasis: Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system
  • Lymphedema: Swelling causes by lymphatic fluid retention
  • Myalgia: Muscle aches and pains
  • Parasitic Conditions: A condition that is characterised by another organism living off another organism


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