oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Unusual manifestations occurring in the early stages of bilharziasis in children -The expanded Katayama syndrome

Volume 16, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Lesser known features occurring in the early stages of bilharziasis are descriptionbed. Five children showed evidence of cardiac and/or cerebral abnormalities, recognised either clinically or by special methods. Four children showed features of the Henoch-Schonlein's syndrome. It is stressed that Katayama fever is occasionally a serious illness.

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