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Larva Migrans, Visceral
MeSH HeadingLarva Migrans, Visceral
Tree NumberC03.335.508.523.780
Tree NumberC03.335.508.700.100.868.420
Annotationnote category: a disease; in human only, caused by Toxocara: coord IM with TOXOCARA CANIS (IM) if caused by T. canis but not with TOXOCARA if by T. cati; in animal probably = TOXOCARIASIS
Scope NoteA condition produced in man by the prolonged migration of animal nematode larvae in extraintestinal tissues other than skin; characterized by persistent hypereosinophilia, hepatomegaly, and frequently pneumonitis, commonly caused by Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati.
Entry TermVisceral Larva Migrans Syndrome
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH TM UR US VE VI
Previous Indexing Larva Migrans (1966-1967)
History Note1968
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD007816


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Parasitic Diseases [C03]
   Helminthiasis [C03.335]
      Nematode Infections [C03.335.508]
         Larva Migrans [C03.335.508.523]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLarva Migrans, Visceral [C03.335.508.523.780]

 
Parasitic Diseases [C03]
   Helminthiasis [C03.335]
      Nematode Infections [C03.335.508]
         Secernentea Infections [C03.335.508.700]
            Ascaridida Infections [C03.335.508.700.100]
               Toxocariasis [C03.335.508.700.100.868]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLarva Migrans, Visceral [C03.335.508.700.100.868.420]

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