What are the possible manifestations of chronic schistosomiasis?

Updated: Jun 11, 2020
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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S mansoni, S mekongi, S intercalatum, and S japonicum cause intestinal tract and liver disease. S haematobium only rarely causes intestinal or liver disease but characteristically causes urinary tract disease. [39] S hematobium can also cause genital involvement. In men, schistosomiasis can cause involvement of the epididymis, spermatic cord, testicles, and prostate.

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