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Disease Dracunculiasis

Name Dracunculiasis
Synonyms Disease, Guinea Worm | Diseases, Guinea Worm | Dracunculiases | Dracunculoses | Dracunculosis | Guinea Worm Disease | Guinea Worm Diseases | Guinea Worm Infection | Infection, Guinea Worm | Worm Disease, Guinea
Definition Infection with nematodes of the genus Dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D004320
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DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Helminthiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nematode Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Secernentea Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spirurida Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Dracunculiasis

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Dracunculiasis
  Parasitic infection caused by Dracunculus medinensis