oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The more serious effects of Schistosomiasis

Volume 31, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



In this talk I propose to discuss the clinical effects of schistosomiasis, both of S. mansoni and of S.haematobium. These may have to be considered in the differential diagnosis of diseases that may be of surgical significance. In a number of the complications and sequelae of the disease their relationship or association with schistosomiasis is clear, but in many it is not definitely proven and therefore some schools of thought accept it and others disagree.

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