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Can elephantiasis occur for other reasons instead of parasites?
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: No
No, it is caused by parasites (roundworms).
If there is lymphedema for other reasons, it not termed elephantiasis.

In brief: No
No, it is caused by parasites (roundworms).
If there is lymphedema for other reasons, it not termed elephantiasis.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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