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Tungiasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Tungiasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.858.211.250.800
Unique ID
D058285
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058285
Scope Note
An infestation with the flea TUNGA PENETRANS causing inflammation, pruritus, and pain, in both humans and other mammals. There is a high incidence of secondary infections such as BACTEREMIA and TETANUS.
Previous Indexing
Ectoparasitic Infestations (1979-2010)
Skin Diseases, Parasitic (1972-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Tungiasis Preferred
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