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Liver schistosomiasis in Kuwait. Clinical presentations and pathological findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1307762     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a study on hepatic schistosomiasis including twenty eight cases, diagnosed over nine years period in a district general hospital in Kuwait. The clinical and histological picture in relation to the type of parasite is reviewed and the role played by S. haematobium species in the pathogenesis of liver disease affecting the immigrants in Kuwait is pointed out. The significance of the incidental finding of the schistosomal eggs in the liver and of the associated HBV infection is discussed. The topographic relation of schistosomal eggs and the surrounding granuloma to the fibrosis is described and these findings are related to the morphogenesis of this lesion.
Authors:
L S Farid
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Materia medica Polona. Polish journal of medicine and pharmacy     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0025-5246     ISO Abbreviation:  Mater Med Pol     Publication Date:    1992 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-16     Completed Date:  1993-09-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0236526     Medline TA:  Mater Med Pol     Country:  POLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Laboratory Department, Al Adan Hospital, Kuwait.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Kuwait
Liver Diseases, Parasitic / pathology*
Male
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Schistosomiasis / pathology*

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