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DOID DOID:9784
Name trichinosis
Definition A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves parasitic infection of animals and humans by Trichinella spiralis, Trichinella nativa or Trichinella britovi. Intestinal invasion causes diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting. Larval migration into muscle tissues can cause periorbital and facial edema, conjunctivitis, fever, myalgias, splinter hemorrhages, rashes, and blood eosinophilia. Myocarditis, central nervous system involvement, and pneumonitis can also occur.
http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/Trichinellosis.htm
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ICD10CM:B75

ICD9CM:124

MESH:D014235

MTHICD9_2006:124

NCI:C85199

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:88264003

UMLS_CUI:C0040896

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Trichinella spiralis infection [EXACT]

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is_a parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease

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