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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: 108 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 9 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Onchocerciasis
2. Filarial Elephantiasis (Lymphatic Filariasis)
3. Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis)
4. Trypanosomiasis
5. Malaria

Experts

1. Roy, Sharon L: 9 articles (11/2021 - 11/2014)
2. Hopkins, Donald R: 7 articles (11/2021 - 05/2009)
3. Weiss, Adam J: 5 articles (11/2021 - 11/2018)
4. Ruiz-Tiben, Ernesto: 5 articles (01/2021 - 05/2009)
5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): 5 articles (11/2014 - 08/2000)
6. Guagliardo, Sarah Anne J: 4 articles (01/2021 - 11/2018)
7. Yerian, Sarah: 3 articles (11/2021 - 10/2020)
8. Cama, Vitaliano: 2 articles (01/2021 - 12/2020)
9. Chop, Elisabeth: 2 articles (01/2021 - 01/2021)
10. Cleveland, Christopher A: 2 articles (01/2021 - 01/2021)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dracunculiasis:
1. Thiabendazole (Mintezol)FDA Link
2. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Pharmaceutical PreparationsIBA
4. 1-(2-(dodecyloxy)ethyl)pyrrolidine hydrochloride (DEP)IBA
5. TemefosIBA
6. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Biological ProductsIBA
8. Ivermectin (Mectizan)FDA Link
9. Drinking WaterIBA
10. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Mass Drug Administration
2. Therapeutics
3. Oral Surgery (Maxillofacial Surgery)
4. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
5. Canes (Cane)