Schistosoma mansoni infection involving the spinal cord: Case report

K. Ueki, J. E. Parisi, B. M. Onofrio

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Abstract

The authors report a case of transverse myelitis caused by Schistosoma mansoni. Although this is a treatable disease if diagnosed in the early stage, it is very rarely seen in developed countries and can result in complications if diagnosis is delayed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1065-1067
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume82
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

Keywords

  • central nervous system
  • praziquantel
  • schistosomiasis
  • transverse myelitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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