Schistosomiasis and vesicovaginal fistula.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Schistosoma haematobium is presented as a cause of vesicovaginal fistula in a nulliparous adolescent. The possible role of S. haematobium in failure of fistula repair and the importance of screening and treatment in endemic areas prior to repair are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dennis, N; Wilkinson, J; Robboy, S; Idrissa, A

Published Date

  • September 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 137 - 140

PubMed ID

  • 20690269

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1118-4841


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Nigeria