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Larva Migrans, Visceral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Larva Migrans, Visceral
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.523.780
C01.610.335.508.700.100.868.420
Unique ID
D007816
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007816
Annotation
note category: a disease; in human only, caused by Toxocara: coord IM with TOXOCARA CANIS (IM) if caused by T. canis but not with TOXOCARA if by T. cati; in animal probably = TOXOCARIASIS
Scope Note
A condition produced in man by the prolonged migration of animal nematode larvae in extraintestinal tissues other than skin; characterized by persistent hypereosinophilia, hepatomegaly, and frequently pneumonitis, commonly caused by Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati.
Entry Term(s)
Visceral Larva Migrans Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Larva Migrans (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
1968
History Note
1968
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Larva Migrans, Visceral Preferred
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