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Acanthocheilonemiasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acanthocheilonemiasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.700.750.361.137
Unique ID
D063485
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D063485
Annotation
infection with ACANTHOCHEILONEMA PERSTANS = ACANTHOCHEILONEMIASIS PERSTANS INFECTION see MANSONELLIASIS
Scope Note
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 is transmitted through the bite of small flies.
Public MeSH Note
2013
History Note
2013
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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