Schistosomiasis misdiagnosed as abdominal tuberculosis

  • SN Botes
  • SB Ibirogha
  • D Kahn

Abstract

Schistosomiasis (also termed bilharzia, after the tropical disease specialist Theodor Bilharz) is a waterborne parasitic infection. It was first described in the appendix in 1909, but despite awareness of the disease for more than a century, few data on its exact incidence are available.

Published
2015-03-09
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135