This disease affects children between the ages of 5 to 15 years both boys and girls.The districts of Kitgum, Lamwo, Pader, Gulu and a few parts of Amuru are most affected. The most affected areas are along river Aswa and Pager. It has also been reported in areas affected by river blindness
This disease has got the following symptoms:
It is important to observe the what, when and how the condition presented. It is important for the person who has witnessed the occurrence of this condition to escort the patient to the health centre.