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Descriptor English: Elephantiasis, Filarial
Descriptor Spanish: Filariasis Linfática
Descriptor Portuguese: Filariose Linfática
Descriptor French: Filariose lymphatique
Entry term(s): Bancroftian Elephantiases
Bancroftian Elephantiasis
Bancroftian Filariases
Bancroftian Filariasis
Elephantiases, Bancroftian
Elephantiases, Filarial
Elephantiases, Malayi
Elephantiasis, Bancroftian
Elephantiasis, Malayi
Filarial Elephantiases
Filarial Elephantiasis
Filariases, Bancroftian
Filariases, Lymphatic
Filariases, Malayi
Filariasis, Bancroftian
Filariasis, Lymphatic
Filariasis, Malayi
Lymphatic Filariases
Lymphatic Filariasis
Malayi Elephantiases
Malayi Elephantiasis
Malayi Filariases
Malayi Filariasis
Tree number(s): C01.610.335.508.700.750.361.350
C01.920.750
C15.604.496.490
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004605
Scope note: Parasitic infestation of the human lymphatic system by WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI or BRUGIA MALAYI. It is also called lymphatic filariasis.
Annotation: coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; coordinate with BRUGIA MALAYI or WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI 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
Previous Indexing: Elephantiasis (1975-1986)
Filariasis (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under FILARIASIS 1988-90; was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1987
History Note: 91(87); was see under FILARIASIS 1988-90; was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1987
DeCS ID: 19159
Unique ID: D004605
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/03/27
Revision Date: 2019/06/10
Elephantiasis, Filarial - Preferred
Concept UI M0007230
Scope note Parasitic infestation of the human lymphatic system by WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI or BRUGIA MALAYI. It is also called lymphatic filariasis.
Preferred term Elephantiasis, Filarial
Entry term(s) Elephantiases, Filarial
Filarial Elephantiases
Filarial Elephantiasis
Filariases, Lymphatic
Filariasis, Lymphatic
Lymphatic Filariases
Lymphatic Filariasis
Malayi Filariasis - Narrower
Concept UI M000644448
Preferred term Malayi Filariasis
Entry term(s) Elephantiases, Malayi
Elephantiasis, Malayi
Filariases, Malayi
Filariasis, Malayi
Malayi Elephantiases
Malayi Elephantiasis
Malayi Filariases
Elephantiasis, Bancroftian - Narrower
Concept UI M000644447
Preferred term Elephantiasis, Bancroftian
Entry term(s) Bancroftian Elephantiases
Bancroftian Elephantiasis
Bancroftian Filariases
Bancroftian Filariasis
Elephantiases, Bancroftian
Filariases, Bancroftian
Filariasis, Bancroftian



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