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ID DOID:14422
Name dipetalonemiasis
Definition A filariasis that is a zoonotic infection caused by the nematode of the genus Dipetalonema, which is transmitted accidentally to humans from porcupines, beavers and other mammals by mosquitoes. The adult worms live subcutaneously or in body cavities or in the eyes of humans. Dead worms cause hypersensitivity necrosis with eosinophils, followed by granulomatous reaction and fibrosis.
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Xrefs

ICD9CM:125.4

MESH:D004154

NCI:C34540

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_09_01:15629006

UMLS_CUI:C0012517

Subsets

NCIthesaurus

zoonotic_infectious_disease

Synonyms

dipetalonema infectious disease [EXACT]

Infection by Dipetalonema [EXACT]

Infection by Dipetalonema perstans [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a eye disease

is_a skin disease

is_a filariasis

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