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Filariasis

"Filariasis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Filariasis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Filariasis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 483 publications over 38 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 1989
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