Claes D. Enk, Author at Rheumatology Advisor

Claes D. Enk

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Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history A clinical suspicion of onchocerciasis or “river blindness” is relevant in travelers returning from endemic areas who have eye symptoms, severe pruritus, and/or a discrete itchy papular rash of the lower extremities. Long-term residents of endemic areas emigrating to nonendemic…

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