What are the possible complications of genital schistosomiasis in females?

Updated: Jun 11, 2020
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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S haematobium causes lesions in the female lower genital tract (ie, cervix, valva, vagina). Female genital schistosomiasis has been identified as a major social and medical problem that may facilitate the spread of some sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV and human papillomavirus (HPV). [34]

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