CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Price, E W (1990). Podoconiosis: Non-Filarial Elephantiasis. Oxford University Press. ... During his time in Ethiopia, Dr Price became interested in nonfilarial elephantiasis (now known as podoconiosis), a widespread ...
"Podoconiosis: endemic non-filarial elephantiasis". World Health Organization. Retrieved March 20, 2018. Molyneux DH (March 2012 ... "Podoconiosis: endemic non-filarial elephantiasis". Neglected tropical diseases. World Health Organization. Retrieved 27 April ... Tekola F, Mariam DH, Davey G (July 2006). "Economic costs of endemic non-filarial elephantiasis in Wolaita Zone, Ethiopia". ... Podoconiosis, also known as nonfilarial elephantiasis, is a disease of the lymphatic vessels of the lower extremities that is ...
Hotez PJ (2013). "The Filarial Infections: Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) and Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm)". Forgotten ...
... the common antibiotic doxycycline was suggested for treating elephantiasis. Filarial parasites have symbiotic bacteria in the ... Elephantiasis results when the parasites lodge in the lymphatic system. Elephantiasis affects mainly the lower extremities, ... Eight known filarial worms have humans as a definitive host. These are divided into three groups according to the part of the ... Some filarial worms, such as M. streptocerca and O. volvulus, produce microfilariae that do not use the blood; they reside in ...
While in Vietnam entertaining troops, Tully contracted a filarial worm, similar to the creature that causes elephantiasis. ...
The two other filarial causes of lymphatic filariasis are Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia timori, which both differ from B. ... Elephantiasis, in addition to the physical burden of a swollen limb, can be a severely debilitating condition given bacterial ... According to the Filarial Genome Project being done by The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, ... It is likely that the mechanism of doxycycline is similar to that in other filarial species, i.e., a predominant blockade of ...
The ones that mainly occupy lymph vessels and cause conditions such as adenolymphangitis, elephantiasis, and filarial fever are ... Various filarial diseases specific to humans are candidates for elimination by such means as breaking the cycle of infection. ... Archaeological evidence for elephantiasis for example extends back some 3000 years, by which time apparently it already was no ... In and about endemic regions filarial diseases have been public health concerns for as long as recorded history. ...
... "elephantiasis arabum"). Elephantiasis mainly affects the lower limbs and various species of filarial worms tend to affect ... Elephantiasis of the legs due to filariasis. Luzon, Philippines. Man with massive scrotal elephantiasis, Tanzania, early 20th ... However, surgery is generally ineffective at correcting elephantiasis of the limbs. Elephantiasis caused by lymphatic ... describing leprosy as elephantiasis graecorum and lymphatic filariasis as elephantiasis arabum. The first documentation of ...
While she worked with this team they were able to sequence the genome of one of species filarial nematode. Filarial nematodes ... Elephantiasis (medically known as Lymphatic filariasis) is a disease that causes extreme swelling of limbs often in the legs ... Her work focuses on the molecular biology and genomics of the parasites that cause diseases such as elephantiasis, and river ... During her time at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Elodie Ghedin researched filarial nematodes. ...
... kills the symbiotic Wolbachia bacteria in the reproductive tracts of parasitic filarial nematodes, making the ... nematodes sterile, and thus reducing transmission of diseases such as onchocerciasis and elephantiasis. Field trials in 2005 ...
Economic costs of endemic non-filarial elephantiasis in Wolaita Zone, Ethiopia. Tropical Medicine and International Health 11 ( ... non-infectious geochemical elephantiasis. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 101 (12) 1175-1180 ...
In the parasitic filarial nematode species responsible for elephantiasis, such as Brugia malayi and Wuchereria bancrofti, ... and elephantiasis in humans, as well as heartworms in dogs. Not only are these disease-causing filarial worms infected with ... A large part of the pathogenicity of filarial nematodes is due to host immune response toward their Wolbachia. Elimination of ... Taylor, M.J. (2018). "Microbe Profile: Wolbachia: a sex selector, a viral protector and a target to treat filarial nematodes" ( ...
... elephantiasis MeSH C15.604.496.320.350 - elephantiasis, filarial MeSH C15.604.515.032 - agammaglobulinemia MeSH C15.604.515.245 ...
... elephantiasis, filarial MeSH C03.335.508.700.750.361.518 - loiasis MeSH C03.335.508.700.750.361.588 - mansonelliasis MeSH ...
Although elephantiasis nostras resembles the elephantiasis caused by helminths, it is not a filarial disease. Instead, it is a ... Both elephantiasis nostras and filarial elephantiasis are characterized by impaired lymphatic drainage, which results in excess ... For persons with elephantiasis nostras who are overweight or obese, weight loss is recommended. Oral retinoids have been used ... Chronic lymphangitis Elephantiasis Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006 ...
It is a vector-borne disease, caused by filarial worm infected blackflies. It can be treated with ivermectin. It can be ... Their major campaign, End7, aims to end seven of the most common NTDs (elephantiasis, river blindness, snail fever, trachoma, ... Lymphatic filariasis is also known as elephantiasis. There are approximately 120 million individuals infected and 40 million ... Breeding of the Culex mosquito which transmits filarial parasites is facilitated through poorly constructed latrines. Breeding ...
A genus of filarial roundworm Mansonella was named after him in 1891. In 1876, he married Henrietta Isabella Thurbun, with whom ... He spent his early years researching filaria (a small worm that causes elephantiasis). Manson focused his time on searching for ... That the mosquito (Culex fatigans, now Culex quinquefasciatus) was the intermediate host of the filarial parasite (Wuchereria ...
These filarial worms are spread by a variety of mosquito vector species. W. bancrofti is the most prevalent of the three and ... Elephantiasis affects men mainly in the legs, arms, and scrotum. In women, the legs, arms, and breasts are affected. As a ... A polymerase chain reaction test can also be performed to detect a minute fraction, as little as 1 pg, of filarial DNA. Some ... Wuchereria bancrofti is a filarial (arthropod-borne) nematode (roundworm) that is the major cause of lymphatic filariasis. It ...
Elephantiasis, filarial (ILDS B74.01). *(B74.1) Filariasis due to Brugia malayi. *(B74.2) Filariasis due to Brugia timori ...
As such, the condition would be a part of more diffuse sequelae commonly referred to as elephantiasis, which also affects the ... Filarial hydrocele. *Post herniorrhaphy. *Hydrocele of an hernial sac[1]. Infantile hydrocelesEdit. It does not occur only in ... by interference with lymphatic drainage of scrotal structures as in case of elephantiasis ...
Sadeghian G, NilfroushZadeh MA, Siadat AH, Ziaei H (2008). "Nodular fibrosis: a rare complication of non filarial lymph edema ... As dermal lymphatic stasis progreses, these skin changes become more marked and known as elephantiasis. Occasionally, tissue ... 41-year-old Japanese man who had suffered from psoriasis vulgaris for several years visited hospital with elephantiasis-like ... indications for partial removal include advanced fibrotic lymphedema and elephantiasis. Despite the existence of these ...
As such, the condition would be a part of more diffuse sequelae commonly referred to as elephantiasis, which also affects the ... Acute/chronic epididymo-orchitis Torsion of testis Testicular tumor Hematocele Filarial hydrocele Post herniorrhaphy Hydrocele ... by interference with lymphatic drainage of scrotal structures as in case of elephantiasis by connection with a hernia of the ...