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Descriptor English: Onchocerciasis
Descriptor Spanish: Oncocercosis
Descriptor oncocercosis
Entry term(s) oncocerciasis
Scope note: Infección producida por nematodos del género ONCHOCERCA. Se caracteriza por la presencia de nódulos subcutáneos firmes llenos de helmintos adultos, PRURITO y lesiones oculares.
Descriptor Portuguese: Oncocercose
Descriptor French: Onchocercose
Entry term(s): Onchocerciases
Tree number(s): C01.610.335.508.700.750.361.699
C01.610.858.650
C17.800.838.775.690
SP4.012.118.099
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009855
Scope note: Infection with nematodes of the genus ONCHOCERCA. Characteristics include the presence of firm subcutaneous nodules filled with adult worms, PRURITUS, and ocular lesions.
Annotation: coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10039
Unique ID: D009855
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/12/04
Onchocerciasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015295
Scope note Infection with nematodes of the genus ONCHOCERCA. Characteristics include the presence of firm subcutaneous nodules filled with adult worms, PRURITUS, and ocular lesions.
Preferred term Onchocerciasis
Entry term(s) Onchocerciases



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