Dracunculiasis (B72)

Clinical Information for Dracunculiasis (B72)

Dracunculiasis - Infection with nematodes of the genus Dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks.

Instructional Notations

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  • guinea worm infection
  • infection due to Dracunculus medinensis