Robles disease

Category: Illness or disabilities



Introduction and description

Onchocerciasis is also known as River blindness and Robles disease.  It is a disease caused by infection with the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus. Symptoms include severe itching, bumps under the skin, and blindness. It is the second most common cause of blindness due to infection, after trachoma.

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