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Dracunculiasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dracunculiasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.508.700.750.299
Unique ID
D004320
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004320
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Scope Note
Infection with nematodes of the genus Dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks.
Entry Term(s)
Dracunculosis
Guinea Worm Disease
Guinea Worm Infection
Public MeSH Note
93; was DRACUNCULOSIS 1963-92
Online Note
use DRACUNCULIASIS to search DRACUNCULOSIS 1966-92
History Note
93; was DRACUNCULOSIS 1963-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Dracunculiasis Preferred
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