Basic Summary for Fascioliasis


Main name of condition: Fascioliasis
Other names or spellings: Fasciola infection, Fasciola hepatica

What is Fascioliasis?
  Brief description of Fascioliasis: Parasitic fluke disease of the liver
  Parent types of Fascioliasis: Biliary disorder, Gall bladder conditions, Liver conditions, Zoonotic Diseases
  Organs Affected by Fascioliasis: liver, bile ducts
How serious is Fascioliasis?
  Complications of Fascioliasis: see complications of Fascioliasis
What causes Fascioliasis?
  Risk factors for Fascioliasis: see risk factors for Fascioliasis
What are the symptoms of Fascioliasis?
  Symptoms of Fascioliasis: see symptoms of Fascioliasis
Can anyone else get Fascioliasis?
  Contagion of Fascioliasis: Caught by eating plants, especially wild watercress.
  More information: see contagiousness of Fascioliasis
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Fascioliasis: see treatments for Fascioliasis

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