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Elephantiasis, Filarial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Elephantiasis, Filarial
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.700.750.361.350
C01.920.750
C15.604.496.490
Unique ID
D004605
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004605
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; coordinate with BRUGIA MALAYI or WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI if pertinent
Scope Note
Parasitic infestation of the human lymphatic system by WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI or BRUGIA MALAYI. It is also called lymphatic filariasis.
Entry Term(s)
Bancroftian Elephantiasis
Bancroftian Filariasis
Elephantiasis, Bancroftian
Elephantiasis, Malayi
Filarial Elephantiasis
Filariasis, Lymphatic
Lymphatic Filariasis
Malayi Filariasis
NLM Classification #
WC 880
Previous Indexing
Elephantiasis (1975-1986)
Filariasis (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FILARIASIS 1988-90; was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1987
History Note
91(87); was see under FILARIASIS 1988-90; was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1987
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/03/27
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Elephantiasis, Filarial Preferred
Elephantiasis, Bancroftian Narrower
Malayi Filariasis Narrower
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