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DOID DOID:9790
Name toxocariasis
Definition A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves zoonotic infection of humans by the larvae of Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati. The larvae invade multiple tissues like liver, heart, lungs, brain, muscle and eyes causing various symptoms including fever, anorexia, weight loss, cough, wheezing, rashes, hepatosplenomegaly, hypereosinophilia and ophthalmologic lesions.
http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/Toxocariasis.htm
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GARD:7788

ICD10CM:B83.0

MESH:D007816

MESH:D014120

MTHICD9_2006:128.0

NCI:C34758

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:87121004

UMLS_CUI:C0023049

Alternateids

DOID:9791

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Synonyms

Infection by Toxascaris [EXACT]

Toxocara infection [EXACT]

visceral larva migrans [EXACT]

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is_a parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease

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