Filariasis

Filariasis : - Definition :  Filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by round worms of the culex mosquitoes. They are growth by blood-feeding black flies & mosquitoes. Causes :
  • Culex mosquitoes
Signs and Symptoms : 
  • Fever
  • Inguinal
  • Testicular pain,
  • Skin exfoliation
  • Limb or genital swelling
  • Repeated episodes of inflammation
  • lymph edema lead to lymphatic damage
  • Elephantiasis of the legs, arms, scrotum, vulva, and breasts.
Medications :
  • DEC 
  • Albendazole

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