Lymphatic Filariasis by Trilok Chandra GoelLymphatic Filariasis by Trilok Chandra Goel

Lymphatic Filariasis

byTrilok Chandra Goel, Apul Goel

Hardcover | December 30, 2016

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This book provides up-to-date information on lymphatic filariasis supported with abundant images, tables and algorithms. It is a first such monograph on a disease that has varied presentations which are complete clinical entities, such as chyluria, hydrocele, elephantiasis,  etc. 
This book consists of three parts, parasitology, acute clinical manifestations and chronic presentations of the disease. 
Approximately 120 million people are infected with lymphatic filariasis in tropical and subtropical countries. About a third of these suffer clinical consequences of this infection, and many are seriously disfigured. India, Indonesia and Nigeria are the most endemic countries in the world. In spite of Global Control Program of WHO, filariasis continues to be a significant medical challenge and current efforts underway will take a long time to bring it under control. 
Lymphatic Filariasis is meant for general surgeons, physicians, urologists and plastic surgeons, including the postgraduate students. Useful for epidemiologists, internists, and those involved in filariasis prevention programs. 

After graduating from King George's Medical College (India) with distinction, Dr. Trilok Chandra Goel completed his training in Surgery 1965 with the award of best surgical postgraduate of the year. He has been teaching since 1966, and was appointed as Professor Emeritus of Surgery by King George's Medical University, India, in 2015. O...
Title:Lymphatic FilariasisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pagesPublished:December 30, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811022569

ISBN - 13:9789811022562

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Table of Contents

Part I: Parasitology Including General Discussion.- History.- Epidemiology.- Etiology.- Lymphatic System.- Pathology of Lymphatic Filariasis.- Clinical Features.- Investigations.- Treatment and Prognosis.- Prevention and Control.- Antifilarial Drugs.- Clinical Manifestations of Filariasis.- Part II: Acute Clinical Manifestations.- Filarial Fever.- Acute Filarial Lymphangitis (AFL).- Acute Lymphadenitis (ADL).- Acute Dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA).- Filarial Funiculitis.- Filarial Epididymo-orchitis.- Filarial Cellulitis-abscess.- Part III: Chronic Clinical Manifestations.- Hydrocele of Tunica Vaginalis Testis.- Chronic Lymphedema-elephantiasis.- Chronic Lymphedema-elephantiasis of Lower Extremity.- Chronic Lymphedema-elephantiasis of Scrotum.- Chronic Lymphedema-elephantiasis of Penis.- Chronic Lymphedema-elephantiasis of Upper Extremity .- Filarial Manifestations of Female Breast.- Chronic Lymphedema-elephantiasis of Vulva.- Filarial Lymph Varix.- Lymph Scrotum (Superficial Scrotal Lymphangiomatosis).- Chylous Manifestations (Syndromes) of Lymphatic Filariasis (Filarial Chylous Disease).- Chyluria.- Chylous Ascites: Chyloperitoneum.- Chylocele.- Chylothorax .- Chylous Diarrhea.- Chylous Arthritis (Filarial Arthropathy).- Chylo-lymphatic Cyst.- Eosinophilia in Lymphatic Filariasis.- Filarial Hematuria.- Very Rare Manifestations.- Brugia Timori Filariasis.- Summary.-References.- Index.