Female genital schistosomiasis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Schistosoma haemtobium infection in travelers from endemic areas is usually asymptomatic, or presents with hematuria. Uncommon manifestations include neurological syndromes, genital dysaesthesias and watery or blood stained semen. This organism also causes disease within all structures of the female genital tract because of communications between pelvic venous complexes, and can occur long after return home. Schistosomiasis may not be suspected, resulting in delays in diagnosis and treatment. We present two cases which illustrate the diverse nature of this condition.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Crump, JA; Murdoch, DR; Chambers, ST; Aickin, DR; Hunter, LA

Published Date

  • January 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 30 - 32

PubMed ID

  • 10689237

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1195-1982

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2310/7060.2000.00008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England