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ID DOID:9640
Name sarcocystosis
Definition A coccidiosis that involves infection of the intestine and muscles of humans and animals caused by an intracellular protozoan parasite of genus Sarcocystis. The symptoms include mild fever, diarrhea, chills, vomiting, muscle swelling, erythema, muscle tenderness,cough, arthralgia, transient pruritic rashes, headache, malaise and lymphadenopathy.
http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Factsheets/pdfs/sarcocystosis.pdf, http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/DPDx/HTML/Sarcocystosis.htm
Xrefs

ICD10CM:A07.8

ICD9CM:136.5

MESH:D012523

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_09_01:88905005

UMLS_CUI:C0036231

Synonyms

Sarcosporidiosis [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a coccidiosis

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