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Onchocerciasis

Known as: ONCHOCERCOSIS, River Blindness, Onchocerciases 
Infection with nematodes of the genus ONCHOCERCA. Characteristics include the presence of firm subcutaneous nodules filled with adult worms, PRURITUS… Expand
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2010
Review
2010
Lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis are parasitic helminth diseases that constitute a serious public health issue in tropical… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Ghana, 67 onchocerciasis patients received 200-mg/day doxycycline for 4–6 weeks… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
In 1993 the World Bank, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Harvard School of Public Health… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Controlling seven tropical infections in Africa would cost just 40 cents per person per year, and would permanently benefit… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance. The… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Ecological disturbances exert an influence on the emergence and proliferation of malaria and zoonotic parasitic diseases… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Globally, it is estimated that there are 38 million persons who are blind. Moreover, a further 110 million people have low vision… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Although onchocerciasis is one of the most important diseases of the skin and eye in the tropical world, to date there has been… Expand
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Although blood eosinophilia is commonly present in atopic dermatitis, accumulation of tissue eosinophils is not prominent. To… Expand
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Review
1978
Review
1978
  • F. Hawking
  • Advances in pharmacology and chemotherapy
  • 1978
  • Corpus ID: 6898571
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the suramin with special reference to onchocerciasis. Suramin is a pinkish white… Expand
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