podoconosis

French translation: podoconiose

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English term or phrase:podoconosis
French translation:podoconiose
Entered by: EliseG

07:38 Apr 1, 2005
English to French translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: podoconosis
Je ne parviens à trouver ce terme nulle part !! Merci pour votre aide... Voici le contexte (le cancer en Afrique) :

The fact that African endemic KS occurred in areas where podoconosis was common led to the hypothesis that changes in the local immunity in the legs may lead to the reactivation of an unknown factor that causes KS.
EliseG
France
Local time: 10:48
Podoconiose
Explanation:
Podoconiose
La cause de l'éléphantiasis des membres inférieurs n'est pas, en milieu tropical, univoque. Dans les régions d'altitude (là où ne peut exister la filariose lymphatique) d'Afrique de l'Est, d'Afrique Centrale, d'Inde, d'Indonésie ou d'Amérique Centrale, la cause la plus fréquente des "grosses jambes" est la podoconiose,
http://edisan.timone.univ-mrs.fr/edisan/Lettre/Textes/LED04....

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Podoconiosis is a noncommunicable disease producing lymphoedema of the lower limbs; it affects predominantly barefoot agricultural workers in the tropics.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&d...
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Gilberto Lacchia
Italy
Local time: 10:48
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Podoconiose


Explanation:
Podoconiose
La cause de l'éléphantiasis des membres inférieurs n'est pas, en milieu tropical, univoque. Dans les régions d'altitude (là où ne peut exister la filariose lymphatique) d'Afrique de l'Est, d'Afrique Centrale, d'Inde, d'Indonésie ou d'Amérique Centrale, la cause la plus fréquente des "grosses jambes" est la podoconiose,
http://edisan.timone.univ-mrs.fr/edisan/Lettre/Textes/LED04....

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Note added at 11 mins (2005-04-01 07:49:23 GMT)
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Podoconiosis is a noncommunicable disease producing lymphoedema of the lower limbs; it affects predominantly barefoot agricultural workers in the tropics.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&d...

Gilberto Lacchia
Italy
Local time: 10:48
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
merci à tous !!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  blkh: oui, site convaincant; en qq sorte, la "pneumoconiose du pied"
45 mins
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agree  Dr Sue Levy (X)
1 hr

agree  Assimina Vavoula
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