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Toxocariasis Summary

Description: Infection by round worms of the genus TOXOCARA, usually found in wild and domesticated cats and dogs and foxes, except for the larvae, which may produce visceral and ocular larva migrans in man.

Also Known As: Toxocariases

Networked: 252 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 27 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Toxocariasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antigens : 4 outcomes 13 studies in 75 results : IBA
  2. Mebendazole (Vermin) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results : FDA 2
  3. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 40 results : IBA
  4. Antibodies : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 51 results : IBA
  5. Albendazole (Albenza) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 16 results : FDA 1
  6. Thiabendazole (Mintezol) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 2
  7. TES : 1 outcome 3 studies in 9 results : IBA
  8. Diethylcarbamazine (Hetrazan) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 1
  9. Steroids : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome in 16 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Toxocariasis

  1. Visceral Larva Migrans
  2. Granuloma
  3. Inflammation
  4. Folliculitis (Sycosis)
  5. Ascaridiasis
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Key Therapies for Toxocariasis

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  1. Vitrectomy : 1 study in 11 results
  2. Traction : 1 study in 4 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 5 results
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 results
  5. Light Coagulation : 2 results
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