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Descriptor in English: Filariasis
Descriptor in Spanish: Filariasis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Filariose
Descriptor in French: Filarioses
Entry term(s): Elaeophoriases
Elaeophoriasis
Filariases
Filarioidea Infection
Filarioidea Infections
Infection, Filarioidea
Infections, Filarioidea
Tree number(s): C01.610.335.508.700.750.361
SP4.012.138.119.080
Scope note: Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specifics; drug ther: consider FILARICIDES
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
Online Note: use FILARIASIS to search ELAEOPHORIASIS 1975-92
History Note: ELAEOPHORIASIS was heading 1975-92 (see under FILARIASIS 1975-90)
DeCS UI: 5504
Descriptor UI: D005368
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/27
Filariasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0008468
Scope note Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.
Preferred term Filariasis
Entry term(s) Filariases
Filarioidea Infection
Filarioidea Infections
Infection, Filarioidea
Infections, Filarioidea
Elaeophoriasis - Narrower
Concept UI M0008467
Preferred term Elaeophoriasis
Entry term(s) Elaeophoriases



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