Diapositive H050 - ANOFEL
Slide's code: H050 Order: 5630 AuthorB. Carme ServiceParasitologie-Mycologie - CHU CityCayenne
Dracunculiasis – Extraction of an adult Guinea worm
No medical treatment for dracunculiasis is currently available. Traditional therapy consists in rolling the worm on a small round piece of wood during several weeks. The worm is frequently broken, and superinfection is rather constant in patients living in developing countries.