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Visceral Larva Migrans Summary

Description: A 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.

Also Known As: Larva Migrans, Visceral; Larva Migran, Visceral; Migran, Visceral Larva; Migrans, Visceral Larva; Visceral Larva Migran Show All >>

Networked: 65 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Visceral Larva Migrans

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antigens : 2 outcomes in 22 results : IBA
  2. Thiabendazole (Mintezol) : 1 outcome in 9 results : FDA 2
  3. Hemagglutinins (Hemagglutinin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Antibodies : 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  5. Ivermectin (Mectizan) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 1
  6. Interleukin-5 (Interleukin 5) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 6 results : IBA
  8. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) : 6 results : IBA
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 3 results : IBA
  10. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Visceral Larva Migrans

  1. Toxocariasis
  2. Eosinophilia
  3. Myiasis (Myiases)
  4. Granuloma
  5. Infection
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Key Therapies for Visceral Larva Migrans

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  1. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 1 result
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 result

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