oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Intracranial bilharzia

Volume 21, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Nine cases of cerebral bilharziasis have been presented one of which was asymptomatic and eight had evidence of active brain involvement. The patients were non immune subjects who had an acute exposure to bilharzias in an endemic area. The commonest mode of presentation was seizures although a variety of neurological manifestations occurred. All responded well to antibilharzial treatment.

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