Infectious Diseases >> Filaria
Hardening and thickening of the skin which
is called as elephantiasis due to more bacterial infections in the
skin and lymph system.
Distortion of lymphatic system.
At the late stage painful, disfiguring
swelling of the limbs occurs.
Hydrocele or swelling of the scrotum may
develop in case of men after the death of an adult worm.
Filarial infection can also cause
pulmonary tropical eosinophilia syndrome, which includes cough,
shortness of breath, and wheezing.
Sometimes swelling in arm, leg, breast,
and limb may occur.
Rupture of lymph into urinary tract.