ID#: 20289
Viewed from the anterior perspective, these are the lower extremities of a patient who had presented with edema of her right leg and foot, which had been due to a filarial infection known as filariasis, or elephantiasis, caused by an invasive nematode worm of the superfamily Filarioidea.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Robert S. Craig
Creation Date: 1967
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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