Endemic elephantiasis of the lower legs in Rwanda and Burundi.

  • Erin Price
  • Published 1976 in Tropical and geographical medicine

Abstract

The distribution of non-filarial elephantiasis of the lower legs in Rwanda and Burundi in Central Africa has been studied in order to test the previous observation of an association between the disease and the volcanic rocks and soils on which the people live. Using the method of market counts, a total of 26,602 adults were observed in 23 markets; 189 had… (More)

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@article{Price1976EndemicEO, title={Endemic elephantiasis of the lower legs in Rwanda and Burundi.}, author={Erin Price}, journal={Tropical and geographical medicine}, year={1976}, volume={28 4}, pages={283-90} }