oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Bilharziasis of the spinal cord

Volume 13, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Two cases of probable bilharziasis of the cord are presented. As this rare condition is likely to become commoner with the increasing water conservation in Southern Africa, and as the results in the late treated cases are so tragic, a plea is made for an increased awareness of the possibility of such cases occurring and for the institution of early treatment on suspicion only if necessary.

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