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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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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

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

DR JULIUS M KAVULUDI
I am a surgeon in kenya working on such cases .am collecting post operative results on short term,intermediate and long term .could you please share ?
2009-01-08 08:36:53

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