Disease Information for Elephantiasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Groin Mass
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Bilateral severe leg edema
Pachyderma
Scrotal edema/swelling
Swelling of scrotum
Hypertrophic lymphatics/subcutaneous/signs
Indurated lymphatics/extremity/regional
Edema of Lower Extremities
Edema, lower extremity (leg) , unilateral
Lymphedema of one leg
Unilateral Leg Swelling in Elderly
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male-only/limit
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Edema
Elephantiasis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Tropical infections/diseases
Class
CLASS/Lymphatics/lymph (category)
CLASS/Extremities/Digits/Hand feet disorder (category)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Fibrosis
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Diethylcarbamazine (Hetrazan)
Definition

Hypertrophy and thickening of the tissues from any cause. Elephantiasis caused by filarial infection is ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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