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Categories: Set indices, Articles with short description, Diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, Category
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elephantiasis  Bancroftian elephantiasis  Bancroftian filariasis  Elaphantiasis  Elephantiasis, filarial
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Elephantiasis is the enlargement and hardening of limbs or body parts due to tissue swelling. Wikipedia
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A complication of chronic filariasis, in which nematode worms block the lymphatic vessels, usually in the legs or scrotum, causing extreme enlargement of the infected area. Wiktionary