• symptoms
  • The only option once patients have the severe swelling characteristic of elephantiasis is to manage symptoms by draining fluid where possible or else to keep limbs and wounds clean. (cnn.com)
  • parasite
  • For individuals who are actively infected with the filarial parasite, DEC is typically the drug of choice in the United States. (nih.gov)
  • lower
  • citation needed] Elephantiasis leads to marked swelling of the lower half of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • An example that illustrates the difference between SP and Stasis Papillomatosis and the histology diagnosis is … "a markedly obese, 41-year-old Japanese man who had suffered from psoriasis vulgaris for several years visited hospital with elephantiasis-like swelling of his lower legs of three months' duration. (wikipedia.org)