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510 Possible Causes for Elephantiasis

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  • Lymphedema

    KEYWORDS: biopsy; elephantiasis nostras verrucosa; lymphedema; surgical excision[] It is the result of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes 457.1 Excludes elephantiasis (nonfilarial): Applies To Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS Lymphangiectasis[] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 457.0 converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I97.2 Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome Applies To Elephantiasis due to mastectomy Obliteration of lymphatic[]

  • Lymphatic Filariasis

    What is elephantiasis? Lymphatic filariasis (LF), commonly known as elephantiasis is a disfiguring, disabling disease, usually acquired in childhood.[] Lymphoedema may develop within six months and elephantiasis as quickly as a year after arrival.[] Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is a neglected tropical disease transmitted by infected mosquitos.[]

  • Elephantiasis

    (Elephantiasis treatment)[] . elephantiasis (ĕl′ə-fən-tī′ə-sĭs) n. 1.[] Genital elephantiasis (esthiomene), which is the dramatic end-result of lymphatic obstruction, is rather rare.[]

  • Scrotal Elephantiasis

    Pictures of Elephantiasis : Images, Pics, Pictures and Photos of Elephantiasis[] Scrotal lymphedema (scrotal elephantiasis) is a condition that has historically been described in areas endemic to filariasis.[] Scrotal elephantiasis can be physically disabling and psychologically distressing to the victim.[]

  • Erysipelas

    Elephantiasis of the scrotum is the terminal stage of persistent refractory lymphedema.[] Recurrent erysipelas may occur in around 20% of the patients with potentially disabling disfigurements (e.g. elephantiasis nostras verrucosa).[] If you frequently recurrent erysipelas may elephantiasis, breaking disabled.[]

  • Filariasis

    The disease is commonly called “elephantiasis” because of the elephant-like appearance of swollen limbs in those most severely affected.[] Medication List About Filariasis, Elephantiasis: A disease caused by the parasitic nematode worm Wuchereria bancrofti or Brugia malayi.[] " and lymphatic filariasis as "elephantiasis arabum."[]

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    If left untreated, lymphedema will progress in most cases and can assume monstrous proportions (elephantiasis).[] Applicable To Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS Lymphangiectasis Obliteration, lymphatic vessel Praecox lymphedema Secondary lymphedema Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes Help[] , nonfilarial I89.0 Lymphectasia I89.0 Lymphedema (acquired) - see also Elephantiasis praecox I89.0 secondary I89.0 Obliteration lymphatic vessel I89.0 Obstruction, obstructed[]

  • Lipedema

    Abstract Lipedema never reveals clinical picture of extreme lymphedema-elephantiasis, and skin signs and complications have not been observed.[] Also called lymphostatic elephantiasis, this stage is marked by further fluid volume increases and progression of tissue changes.[] In the worst case, the lipedema can turn into lymphedema and elephantiasis. Treating the patient with liposuction is then no longer possible.[]

  • Tissue Nematode Infection

    The term elephantiasis refers to advanced changes of chronic lymphedema, including subcutaneous thickening, skin hyperkeratosis, and fissuring.[] Location of adult in humans Geographic distribution Disease species Blood film mosquitoes Blood (nocturnal periodicity) Lymphatic vessels Tropical and subtropical areas elephantiasis[] Lymphedema- An abnormal accumulation of lymph in tissues causing swelling of legs, arms, breasts, or genitals Elephantiasis- disabling and disfiguring lymphedema of the limbs[]

  • Parasitic Disease

    Head, or Pubic Lice, Pediculosis, Pthiriasis) Liver Flukes (Clonorchiasis, Opisthorchiasis, Fascioliasis) Loiasis ( Loa loa Infection) Lymphatic filariasis (Filariasis, Elephantiasis[] Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is a painful and extremely disfiguring disease, the World Health Organization said.[] These diseases are lymphatic filariasis, often called elephantiasis, and river blindness, both of which are caused by roundworms.[]

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