Disease Information for Angiostrongyliasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Eosinophilia and Meningoencephalitis
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Night soil fertilized vegetables/ingestion
Exposure/Rats
Exposure/Raw snails/crabs ingestion
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/Travel Costa Rica
Residence/travel/Australia
Residence/travel/Cambodia
Residence/travel/Hawaii
Residence/travel/Indonesia
Residence/travel/Tahiti
Residence/travel/Taiwan
Residence/travel/Thailand
Residence/travel/Vietnam
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Chinese population
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
CSF Larva seen/microscope
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CSF Eosinophiles
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Angiostrongyliasis
Eosinophilic meningoencephalitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Man/secondary parasitic host/pattern
AGENT/Nematodes/roundworm (ex)
AGENT/Parasites (category)
AGENT/Rat vector
AGENT/Snail vector
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
Synonyms
Synonym
Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Angiostrongylus cantonensis (organism), infection, Rodent lung worm, Rodent lungworm, Synonym/Meningoencephalitis, eosinophilic, Synonym/Pulmonema Cantonensis, Synonym/Rat lung worm (Angiostrongyliasis Canton's)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Flubendazole (Veterinary drug/not FDA)
RX/Mebendazole (Vermox)
RX/Thiabendazole (Mintezol)
Definition
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External Links Related to Angiostrongyliasis
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Images
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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