[Clinical profile and criteria for the diagnosis of schistosomal myeloradiculopathy].

  title={[Clinical profile and criteria for the diagnosis of schistosomal myeloradiculopathy].},
  author={Eust{\'a}quio Claret dos Santos and Gilberto Belis{\'a}rio Campos and Ana Carolina Boaventura Diniz and Juliana C. Leal and Miriam Oliveira Rocha},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={59 3-B},
During 20 year period (1972-1992) 56 patients with a diagnosis of schistosomal myeloradiculopathy were admitted in three hospitals of Belo Horizonte-Minas Gerais. Data from patients were collected retrospectively from their medical records. In all cases, the diagnosis was inferred in a presumably way and was based on the following considerations: 1) the finding of low thoracic/upper lumbar neurological symptoms; 2) positive epidemiology for schistosomiasis; 3) demonstration of exposure to… CONTINUE READING