Schistosomiasis haematobium | definition of schistosomiasis haematobium by Medical dictionary
infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and hematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.
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schis·to·so·mi·a·sis hae·ma·to·bi·um (skis'tō-sō-mī'ă-sis hē-mā-tō'bē-ŭm)
Infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and hematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.
Synonym(s): endemic hematuria
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References in periodicals archive
Kazembe, "Analysis of schistosomiasis haematobium
infection prevalence and intensity in Chikhwawa, Malawi: an application of a two part model," PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
A rare lesion can arise in men infected with Schistosomiasis haematobium
that can be confused with more common prostate conditions, such as squamous metaplasia of the prostate.
, Corsica, France [letter].
We report a probable focus for transmission of schistosomiasis haematobium
in Corsica, France.