n South African Medical Journal - Schistosomiasis misdiagnosed as abdominal tuberculosis : continuing medical education - case report
|Article Title||Schistosomiasis misdiagnosed as abdominal tuberculosis : continuing medical education - case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and 2 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Feb 2015|
Schistosomiasis (also termed bilharzia, after the tropical disease specialist Theodor Bilharz) is a waterborne parasitic infection. It was first described in the appendix in 1909, but despite awareness of the disease for more than a century, little data on its exact incidence are available.
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