Lymphatic filariasis among children in Orissa.


We report clinical presentation of all forms of overt and acute forms of lymphatic filariasis among 54 children, who attended filariasis clinic at state headquarters hospital of Orissa, India. Lymphedema was the most common presentation, observed even at a young age of 2 years.

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@article{Kerketta2009LymphaticFA, title={Lymphatic filariasis among children in Orissa.}, author={Anna Salomi Kerketta and Bontha V Babu and Surendra S. S. Mohapatra and Shantanu Kumar Kar}, journal={Indian pediatrics}, year={2009}, volume={46 3}, pages={261} }