Elephantiasis

Known as: stage III lymphedema, Elephantiases, Elephantiasis [Disease/Finding] 
A condition in which tissue or a limb becomes very swollen and thick, and changes color. It is caused by a block in the flow of lymph and a buildup… (More)
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2014
2014
INTRODUCTION The precise trigger of podoconiosis - endemic non-filarial elephantiasis of the lower legs - is unknown… (More)
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2012
2012
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the elephantiasis in Midakegn district, central Ethiopia, is filarial or non-filarial… (More)
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2009
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2009
People in the bottom billion are the poorest in the world; they are often subsistence farmers, who essentially live on no money… (More)
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2006
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2006
Genital elephantiasis is an important medical problem in the tropics. It usually affects young and productive age group, and is… (More)
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1999
1999
Angiosarcoma that develops in areas of chronic lymphedema is also called Stewart-Treves syndrome. It usually appears in areas of… (More)
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1999
1999
This paper reports on adverse reactions following a 12-day course of 6 mg/kg diethylcarbamazine (DEC) therapy in brugian… (More)
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1995
1995
Hydrocele and elephantiasis, major clinical manifestations of bancroftian filariasis, are thought to share a common pathogenesis… (More)
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1993
1993
Chronic filaritic lymphoedema and elephantiasis, in India, were treated orally with 5,6 benzo-alpha-pyrone (56 BaP; 1,2 benzo… (More)
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1989
1989
A case of an unusually symmetric and grotesque elephantiasis neuromatosa of the trunk is presented. Computed tomography… (More)
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1976
1976
The distribution of non-filarial elephantiasis of the lower legs in Rwanda and Burundi in Central Africa has been studied in… (More)
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