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MCID: DRC001
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Dracunculiasis (GWD) malady

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Summaries for Dracunculiasis

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Disease Ontology:9 A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves parasitic infection by the larvae of the nematode dracunculus medinensis, which are transmitted to humans by drinking water containing copepods infected with the larvae. the female, which contains larvae, burrows into the deeper connective tissues or adjacent to long bones or joints of the extremities. the worm emerges as a whitish filament in the center of a painful ulcer, accompanied by inflammation and frequently by secondary bacterial infection.

MalaCards: Dracunculiasis, also known as guinea worm disease, is related to onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis, and has symptoms including restricted joint mobility/joint stiffness/ankylosis, severe allergic reaction/atopy and gangrena/necrosis. An important gene associated with Dracunculiasis is PRSS21 (protease, serine, 21 (testisin)). The drug thiabendazole has been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include skin, bone and breast.

CDC:4 The program has made great strides from 3.5 million cases annually in the mid-1980s to 542 cases in 2012.  In 2013, only 148 cases were reported worldwide—a 73% reduction in cases from the previous year. Global eradication is within reach.

Wikipedia:66 Dracunculiasis, also called guinea worm disease (GWD), is an infection by the guinea worm. A person... more...

Aliases & Classifications for Dracunculiasis

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Classifications:

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Global: Rare diseases, Infectious diseases


Characteristics (Orphanet epidemiological data):

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dracunculiasis:
Age of onset: Variable; Age of death: Any age


Aliases & Descriptions:

dracunculiasis 9 44 11 50 63
guinea worm disease 44 50
parasitic infection caused by dracunculus medinensis 44
infection by dracunculus medinensis 9
guinea worm infection 44
medina worm disease 50
dracunculosis 50
dracontiasis 9
medinensis 50
gwd 44


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Disease Ontology9 DOID:14418
MeSH36 D004320
ICD9CM28 125.7
NCIt41 C84677
MESH via Orphanet37 D004320
SNOMED-CT59 396334002, 48874008
ICD10 via Orphanet27 B72
SNOMED-CT via Orphanet60 396334002
UMLS via Orphanet64 C0013100
ICD1026 B72

Related Diseases for Dracunculiasis

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Diseases related to Dracunculiasis via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards/GeneDecks gene sharing:

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idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1onchocerciasis10.2
2schistosomiasis10.2
3trachoma10.2
4filariasis10.2
5smallpox10.2
6pleurisy10.1
7trichuriasis10.0
8yellow fever10.0
9scurvy10.0
10tungiasis10.0
11typhoid fever10.0
12malaria10.0
13ascariasis10.0
14urethritis10.0
15dermatitis10.0
16poliomyelitis10.0
17helminthiasis10.0
18blindness10.0

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Diseases related to dracunculiasis

Symptoms for Dracunculiasis

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Symptoms:

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  • restricted joint mobility/joint stiffness/ankylosis
  • severe allergic reaction/atopy
  • gangrena/necrosis
  • contractures/cramps/trismus/tetania/claudication/opisthotonos
  • arthritis/synovitis/synovial proliferation
  • furuncle/cutaneous abscess/hidrosadenitis suppurativa
  • cutaneous rash
  • vesicles/bullous/exsudative lesions/bullous/cutaneous/mucosal detachment
  • pruritus/itching
  • subcutaneous nodules/lipomas/tumefaction/swelling
  • nausea/vomiting/regurgitation/merycism/hyperemesis
  • acute diarrhea
  • fever/chilling
  • cellulitis/panniculitis/pseudocellulitis/inflammation of subcutaneous tissue
  • chronic skin infection/ulcerations/ulcers/cancrum

Drugs & Therapeutics for Dracunculiasis

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Anatomical Context for Dracunculiasis

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Dracunculiasis:

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Skin, Bone, Breast, Testes, Spinal cord

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Publications for Dracunculiasis

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Articles related to Dracunculiasis:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, Januarya89December 2012. (23540052)
2013
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Dracunculiasis eradication: and now, South Sudan. (23843492)
2013
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Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-December 2011. (24340396)
2012
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Why is dracunculiasis eradication taking so long? (22520367)
2012
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Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, Januarya89April 2012. (22741194)
2012
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Dracunculiasis: two cases with rare presentations. (23378712)
2012
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Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, Januarya89June 2012. (23061105)
2012
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Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, Januarya89October 2011. (22180899)
2011
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Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, Januarya89April 2011. (21706910)
2011
10
Renewed transmission of dracunculiasis--Chad, 2010. (21659983)
2011
11
Dracunculiasis: a candidate for eradication. (20415107)
2010
12
Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January 2009-February 2010. (20414988)
2010
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Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-July 2010. (20830853)
2010
14
Progress in dracunculiasis eradication in Oyo state, South-west Nigeria: a case study. (21327143)
2010
15
Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-April 2010. (20583386)
2010
16
Nigeria's war on terror: fighting dracunculiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, and schistosomiasis at the grassroots. (19407107)
2009
17
Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January-August 2009. (19894346)
2009
18
Dracunculiasis eradication. (15227956)
2004
19
Progress toward global eradication of dracunculiasis, 2002-2003. (15385918)
2004
20
Control of endemic dracunculiasis in Ebonyi state, south-eastern Nigeria. (14626906)
2003
21
Dracunculiasis eradication. Khartoum Declaration on guinea-worm eradication, Sudan, 2002. (12037943)
2002
22
Dracunculiasis eradication in selected African countries. (11810728)
2002
23
Progress toward poliomyelitis and dracunculiasis eradication--Sudan, 1999-2000. (11411832)
2001
24
Dracunculiasis eradication: delayed, not denied. (10813467)
2000
25
Imported dracunculiasis--United States, 1995 and 1997. (9704542)
1998
26
Dracunculiasis. Certification of transmission-free status. (9542462)
1998
27
Imported dracunculiasis--United States, 1995 and 1997. (9551880)
1998
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Dracunculiasis eradication: almost a reality. (9311632)
1997
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The acceptability and effectiveness of a polyester drinking-water filter in a dracunculiasis-endemic village in northern region, Ghana. (9447778)
1997
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Dracunculiasis. (8776191)
1996
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Update: dracunculiasis eradication--Ghana and Nigeria, 1994. (7870023)
1995
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Dracunculiasis eradication. Update: Mali and Niger, 1993. (8193008)
1994
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Dracunculiasis eradication. Update. (7917882)
1994
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Update: dracunculiasis eradication--Ghana and Nigeria, 1993. (8159156)
1994
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Dracunculiasis causing urethral fistula. (8199842)
1994
36
Dracunculiasis in Burkina Faso: results of a national survey. (8254714)
1993
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An outbreak of dracunculiasis in central Sudan. (8122918)
1993
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Dracunculiasis. Global surveillance summary, 1991. (1533783)
1992
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Dracunculiasis in Jodhpur district: studies on some epidemiological and parasitological aspects. (1344951)
1992
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Progress towards the eradication of dracunculiasis. (1533421)
1992
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Effects of improved water supply and sanitation on ascariasis, diarrhoea, dracunculiasis, hookworm infection, schistosomiasis, and trachoma. (1835675)
1991
42
Epidemiology of dracunculiasis and its socio-economic impact in a village in south-west Nigeria. (1838698)
1991
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A strategy to speed the eradication of dracunculiasis. (1835392)
1991
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Update: dracunculiasis eradication--Ghana and Nigeria, 1990. (1826338)
1991
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Dracunculiasis. First national programme managers' meeting. (1835884)
1991
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Dracunculiasis. (2145961)
1990
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Human case of dracunculiasis in Japan. (2936260)
1986
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Dracunculiasis in some Arkansas carnivores. (6238141)
1984
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Metronidazole in dracunculiasis. A preliminary report. (4247716)
1970
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Scrotal dracunculiasis. (4239003)
1969

Variations for Dracunculiasis

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Expression for genes affiliated with Dracunculiasis

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Dracunculiasis

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Compounds for genes affiliated with Dracunculiasis

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