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Lymphatic filariasis


Other Names for this Disease

  • Bancroftian filariasis
  • Elephantiasis
  • Elephantitis
  • Filarial elephantiasis
  • Filariasis
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  • I have had this condition for past 3-4 years and just now have a diagnosis for it. I was born in Germany and lived all my life in the US and have never visited any other foreign country. I came down with this while living in North Carolina. I am not receiving much help as of yet and wonder what future treatment there is for me. I need help. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Bancroftian filariasis
  • Elephantiasis
  • Elephantitis
  • Filarial elephantiasis
  • Filariasis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.