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What exactly is lymphatic filariasis?
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Dr. Steven Oweida
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Parasite
Parasite gets in lymph nodes and can cause massive swelling of the legs.
Elephantiasis. Parasite common to south america.

In brief: Parasite
Parasite gets in lymph nodes and can cause massive swelling of the legs.
Elephantiasis. Parasite common to south america.
Dr. Steven Oweida
Dr. Steven Oweida
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Infection
This is an infection by roundworms called filaria.
Serious obstruction of the lymphatic system can occur causing serious and disfiguring edema.

In brief: Infection
This is an infection by roundworms called filaria.
Serious obstruction of the lymphatic system can occur causing serious and disfiguring edema.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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