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Dracunculiasis

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.
Also Known As:
Guinea Worm Disease; Disease, Guinea Worm; Diseases, Guinea Worm; Dracunculiases; Dracunculoses; Guinea Worm Diseases; Infection, Guinea Worm; Worm Disease, Guinea; Dracunculosis; Guinea Worm Infection
Networked: 51 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Dracunculiasis
3. Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis)
4. Onchocerciasis
5. Filariasis

Experts

1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): 5 articles (10/2009 - 08/2000)
2. Pittella, José Eymard Homem: 1 article (01/2013)
3. Soboslay, Peter T: 1 article (03/2008)
4. Hamm, David M: 1 article (03/2008)
5. Knopp, Stefanie: 1 article (03/2008)
6. Banla, Meba: 1 article (03/2008)
7. Schulz-Key, Hartwig: 1 article (03/2008)
8. Amegbo, Ignace K: 1 article (03/2008)
9. Ruiz-Tiben, E: 1 article (07/2005)
10. Eberhard, M L: 1 article (07/2005)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dracunculiasis:
1. 1-(2-(dodecyloxy)ethyl)pyrrolidine hydrochloride (DEP)IBA
2. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Thiabendazole (Mintezol)FDA Link
4. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
5. TemefosIBA
6. Heterophile AntigensIBA
7. AntigensIBA
8. NiridazoleIBA
9. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
10. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
2. Canes (Cane)