Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 953 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ectopic cutaneous schistosomiasis - case report.
 

Author(s): Lívia de Souza Mota, Samuel Freire de Silva, Fabiana Carvalho de Almeida, Ludmila de Sousa Ursino Mesquita, Renata Dórea Leal Teixeira, Aline Miranda Soares

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;89(4):646-8.

 

Schistosomiasis is best known in its visceral form but it can attack the skin, its ectopic cutaneous manifestation being rare and clinically difficult to diagnose. It is characterized by isolated or coalescent papules, erythematous, pruritic or asymptomatic, with zosteriform distribution, ...

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Intrapulmonary vascular dilatation evaluated by 99mTc-MAA scintigraphy and its association with portal hypertension in schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Andréa Simone Siqueira de Queirós, Simone Cristina Soares Brandão, Ana Lúcia Coutinho Domingues, Liana Gonçalves Macedo, Maira Souto Ourem, Edmundo Pessoa Almeida Lopes

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Portal hypertension is responsible for various complications in patients with schistosomiasis, among them intrapulmonary vascular dilations (IPVD). In cirrhotic patients the presence of IPVD is a sign of poor prognosis, but in patients with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis (HSS) there ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae prevalence among women of reproductive age living in urogenital schistosomiasis endemic area in Ghana.
 

Author(s): Dzidzo Yirenya-Tawiah, Ted N Annang, Kwesi A Apea-Kubi, George Lomo, David Mensah, Lorenzo Akyeh, Kwabena M Bosompem

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Many studies have shown an overlap in the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and urogenital schistosomiasis among young women living in schistosomiasis endemic areas. Yet we found no study assessing the prevalence of STI infections in urogenital schistosomiasis ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 121 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Role of microRNAs in schistosomes and schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Lihui Zhu, Jinming Liu, Guofeng Cheng

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Schistosomes, a class of parasitic trematode worms, cause schistosomiasis. Accumulating evidence suggests that microRNAs (miRNAs)-small, non-coding RNAs that are known to play critical regulatory roles in many organisms-may be involved in schistosome development and sexual maturation, ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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Immunology of human schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): D G Colley, W E Secor

Journal: Parasite Immunol.. 2014 Aug;36(8):347-57.

 

There is a wealth of immunologic studies that have been carried out in experimental and human schistosomiasis that can be classified into three main areas: immunopathogenesis, resistance to reinfection and diagnostics. It is clear that the bulk of, if not all, morbidity due to human ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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Revisiting the concept of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and its challenges using traditional and new tools.
 

Author(s): José Roberto Lambertucci

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(2):130-6.

 

Different aspects of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis are revisited here. Manson's schistosomiasis causes periportal fibrosis and portal hypertension in approximately 6% of infected subjects, usually with preservation of their hepatic function. The assessment of liver involvement is ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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Detection of Schistosomiasis CAA in Travellers After High-risk Water Contact
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy-Intermittent Preventive Treatment (ACT-IPT) Trial Among Schoolchildren in Kassena-Nankana, Ghana
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malaria; Schistosomiasis; Helminthiasis; Anemia; Change in Sustained Attention

 

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2011

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