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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ahmed Elsaiey, MBBCH [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Filarial elephantiasis

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Filariasis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Xray | CT scan | MRI | Ultrasound | Other imaging findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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