Podoconiosis

Known as: Disease, Microcrystal, Podoconioses, Verrucosis, Lymphostatic 
Nonfilarial, noninfective, usually crystalline blockage of the limb lymphatics, almost always affecting the lower limbs and especially the feet.
National Institutes of Health

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1949-2018
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2015
2015
Podoconiosis is an inflammatory disease caused by prolonged contact with irritant minerals in soil. Major symptoms include… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Podoconiosis is a common cause of lymphoedema in barefoot workers in Ethiopia and other countries. It has severe… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Podoconiosis is a tropical lymphedema resulting from long-term barefoot exposure to red-clay soil derived from… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND The consent process for a genetic study is challenging when the research is conducted in a group stigmatized because… (More)
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2008
2008
The impact of public health interventions for tropical diseases is limited by lack of understanding of the sociocultural context… (More)
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2008
2008
Lymphoedema, a condition of localized fluid retention, results from a compromised lymphatic system. Although one common cause in… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Podoconiosis is a geochemical elephantiasis common among subsistence farmers in Ethiopia. It is completely preventable… (More)
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2007
2007
Podoconiosis (endemic non-filarial elephantiasis) is a geochemical disease occurring in individuals exposed to red clay soil… (More)
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2007
2007
Podoconiosis is a geochemical condition resulting in lower limb elephantiasis similar to that seen in chronic filarial disease… (More)
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1992
1992
In a population-based study of podoconiosis in two resettlement schemes in western Ethiopia, we found that 5% of 194 settlers and… (More)
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