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Relating to or caused by members of the genus Schistosoma.
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In this study, children who were exposed to risk factors such as blood transfusion, frequent intravenous injection, history of prior hospitalization, and exposure to blood were significantly borne to be a case of HCV while no significant differences were demonstrated regarding surgical procedure, nonmedical circumcision, ear piercing, shaving in common barber, using common tools such as razors and tooth brush, delivery by aid of physician or birth attendant and history of schistosomal infection.
Massive infestation with schistosomal flukes would certainly have increased the parasitic burden and shortened the time between initial infection and end stage disease from years to months.
1However, cerebral schistosomiasis (CS) is an uncommon form of schistosomal infection; most cases result from S.
Thirty one (59%) out of 53 cases of SCC observed in this study showed histological evidence of schistosomal eggs and 22 (42%) cases were negative of any evidence suggestive of schistosomal eggs in histological sections.
mansoni is an unusual cause of cerebral mass lesions although schistosomal eggs can be frequently found in the brains of individuals in countries where S.
All patients were above age of 18 and below age of 65 years, with chronic liver disease (post schistosomal and/or post-viral hepatitis) and with oesophageal varices eligible for band ligation(post bleeding or non-bleeding high risk oesophageal varices with red mark signs) [8,9].
In schistosomiasis, cardiac manifestations are usually the result of the pulmonary arterial hypertension causing schistosomal cor pulmonale.
1996) IL-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1ra) expression, function, and cytokine-mediated regulation during mycobacterial and schistosomal antigen-elicited granuloma formation.
Secondly: It seems that the reduced levels of protein and albumin in association with schistosomal infection could be due to impaired synthesis of these substances in liver and/or increased leakage of albumin through intestinal mucosa induced by the activity of these flukes [11].
This can be considered as schistosomal seroconversion syndrome hallmarking the onset of egg production in the human host.