Disease Information for Gnathostomiasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cutaneous manifestations
Pruritic/subcutaneous/elongate swelling
Subcutaneous linear multiple nodules
Subcutaneous swelling migrates
Abdominal Pain
Epigastric Pain
Nausea
Upper Abdominal Pain
Vomiting
Cough
Cough Dry Non-productive
Hemoptysis
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Eosinophilia and Meningoencephalitis
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Cat feces
Exposure/Cat/vector/reservoir
Exposure/Dog vector/reservoir
Exposure/Raw chicken/fowl ingestion
Exposure/Raw fish ingestion
Exposure/Raw pork ingestion
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Asia
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Gnathostoma spinigerum agent/isolation
Microlab/Stool ova/parasites/abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Eosinophiles (LAB)
CSF Eosinophiles
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Tissue larva/finding
PATH/Tissue roundworms
X-RAY
Xray/Pulmonary infiltrate eosinophilia (PIE/Loeffler's syndrome)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Brown-Sequard syndrome
Eosinophilia Hypereosinophilia
Eosinophilic meningoencephalitis
Gnathostomiasis
Loefflers/Eosinophilic pneumonia, acute
Pneumothorax
Pulmonary eosinophilia syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Migrating/invading larval forms
AGENT/Nematodes/roundworm (ex)
AGENT/Parasites (category)
AGENT/Parasitic pulmonary larval migration effect (ex)
AGENT/Zoonosis disease (ex)
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Albendazole (Albenza)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgical resection/removal/biopsy
Definition
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External Links Related to Gnathostomiasis
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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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