Acanthocheilonemiasis

Acanthocheilonemiasis: A tropical infectious disease found mainly in Africa that is caused by the filarial parasite Acanthocheilonema. Symptoms include skin rashes, abdominal, chest, muscle, and joint pains, neurologic disorders, skin lumps, and elevated levels of white blood cells. The parasite ...1

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Acanthocheilonemiasis: A tropical infectious disease found mainly in Africa that is caused by the filarial parasite ACANTHOCHEILONEMA. Symptoms include skin rashes, abdominal, chest, muscle, and joint pains, neurologic disorders, skin lumps, and elevated levels of white blood cells. The parasite ...2

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: Dipetalonemiasis; Dipetalonema infections; Acanthocheilonema perstans infection; Dipetalonemiasis; Dipetalonema infections; Acanthocheilonema perstans infection; Mansonella perstans ...Source: GARD (NIH)3 ...

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: Monarch Initiative
  3. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 4/ acanthocheilonemiasis

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