Hepatosplenic schistosomiasis: a model for the study of portal hypertension.

  title={Hepatosplenic schistosomiasis: a model for the study of portal hypertension.},
  author={Edna Strauss},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  volume={1 1},
Schistosomiasis is an endemic disease of tropical areas. In American countries as Brazil, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Antilles and Suriname the worm that causes schitosomiasis is the schistosoma mansoni. According to the World Health Orzganization more than 600 million people live in risk areas and about 200 million are infected in 75 countries. The biological cicle of the worm corresponds to three phases: when human feces containing the eggs of the parasite fall in water, they rupture liberating… CONTINUE READING
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