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RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

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Accession:DOID:10080 term browser browse the term
Definition:A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves parasitic infection by the genus Spirometra. A painful nodule develops after the plerocercoid larvae migrate to the brain causing cerebral sparganosis. Subcutaneous tissue, breast, orbit, urinary tract, pleural cavity, lungs, abdominal viscera and inner ear can be infected. (DO)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: infection by Sparganum;   sparganoses
 primary_id: MESH:D013031
 xref: ICD10CM:B70.1;   ICD9CM:123.5;   NCI:C35030
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  disease 18133
    sensory system disease 6388
      skin disease 3771
        breast disease 1351
          sparganosis 0
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  disease 18133
    disease of anatomical entity 17503
      nervous system disease 13174
        sensory system disease 6388
          Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases 1649
            auditory system disease 1064
              inner ear disease 790
                sparganosis 0
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