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Sunday, July 15, 2007

Medical → Surgery for elephantiasis of the right lower extremity

Elephantiasis is a disease that is characterized by the thickening of the skin and underlying tissues, especially in the legs and genitals. Elephantiasis generally results from obstructions of the lymphatic vessels. It is most commonly caused by a parasitic disease known as lymphatic filariasis.

Lymphatic Filariasis is a parasitic and infectious tropical disease, caused by three thread-like parasitic filarial worm Wuchereria bancrofti transmitted by mosquitoes.

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are there no more skin's left after the surgery in the affected area?
2010-02-24 16:01:55

Dear Author !
It is an amusing phrase
2009-12-02 23:58:56

2009-10-06 10:30:18

The worms that cause this disease are usually transmitted by mosquitoes.
2009-09-11 22:08:33

your probably one of those guys that does daycare at church huh?
2009-08-15 18:08:34

Brett Davis what in the fuck are you doing on this site?you a big head honcho at a church in florida?why dont you give me the number of the church...give them the website so they can see what you do on your spare time. do you think they will still think the same about you?i doubt it
2009-08-15 18:07:40

Paul RW
This grotesque disease doesn't seem to occur in the USA (I HAVE seen 2 people here with it,poss. immigrants). Maybe the required host mosquito can't take our climate. App. the tropics are a disease pool.
2009-05-09 17:16:43

these is amazingly interesting, i'm doing a research paper about this surgery in high school and this helps me to picture better what was on my mind.
2009-04-19 06:03:33

Brett Davis
I am a table leader at First Baptist Church of Naples Florida and I was approached by a man from Haiti a couple of months ago and he has this disease. He has left his wife and 3 children home in Haiti and came to the U.S. looking for help. I feel led by the Holy Spirit to get this man surgery so he can go home a whole man and take care of his family. Can You help in anyway? If not God Bless If you can God Bless!
2009-03-16 04:18:16

What's in his foot?
I even can't imagine......:(
2009-03-01 04:04:10

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