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Onchocerciasis

Infection with nematodes of the genus ONCHOCERCA. Characteristics include the presence of firm subcutaneous nodules filled with adult worms, PRURITUS, and ocular lesions.
Also Known As:
Onchocerciases
Networked: 1132 relevant articles (72 outcomes, 148 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Strongyloidiasis
3. Filarial Elephantiasis (Lymphatic Filariasis)
4. Filariasis
5. Ocular Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)

Experts

1. Hoerauf, Achim: 30 articles (12/2015 - 01/2002)
2. Boussinesq, Michel: 20 articles (05/2015 - 07/2002)
3. Kamgno, Joseph: 19 articles (05/2015 - 07/2002)
4. Wanji, Samuel: 19 articles (01/2015 - 02/2007)
5. Basáñez, María-Gloria: 17 articles (07/2015 - 01/2003)
6. Prichard, Roger K: 15 articles (10/2014 - 01/2006)
7. Boussinesq, M: 15 articles (07/2011 - 01/2000)
8. Büttner, Dietrich W: 15 articles (07/2010 - 04/2002)
9. Specht, Sabine: 13 articles (12/2015 - 09/2008)
10. Adjei, Ohene: 13 articles (08/2015 - 04/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Onchocerciasis:
1. Ivermectin (Mectizan)FDA Link
2. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Diethylcarbamazine (Hetrazan)FDA Link
4. AntigensIBA
5. Carbon MonoxideIBA
6. Suramin (Suramin Sodium)IBA
7. Trichlorfon (Metrifonate)IBA
8. milbemycin (moxidectin)IBA
9. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)IBA
10. VaccinesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Oral Administration
4. Investigational Therapies (Experimental Therapy)
5. Withholding Treatment