strongyloidiasis

Infection with nematodes of the genus strongyloides. The presence of larvae may produce pneumonitis and the presence of adult worms in the intestine could lead to moderate to severe diarrhoea. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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strongyloidiasis

(stron″jә-loi-di´ә-sis) infection with Strongyloides stercoralis. The worms usually inhabit the small intestines, causing intestinal strongyloidiasis with diarrhea and ulceration of the mucosa. At a later stage in their life cycle they may penetrate the skin and be carried to the lungs, causing pulmona...
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Strongyloidiasis

Strongyloidiasis is an intestinal disease caused by infection with the nematode worm Strongyloides stercoralis.
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strongyloidiasis

Type: Term Pronunciation: stron′ji-loy-dī′ă-sis Definitions: 1. Infection with soil borne nematodes of the genus Strongyloides, considered to be a parthenogenetic parasitic female. Larvae passed to the soil develop through four larval instars to form free-living adults or develop from first and second free-living stages into i...
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Strongyloidiasis

Strongyloidiasis is a human parasitic disease caused by the nematode (roundworm) Strongyloides stercoralis, or sometimes S. fülleborni. It can cause a number of symptoms in people, principally skin symptoms, abdominal pain, diarrhea and weight loss. In some people, particularly those who require corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive medicati...
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