Schistosomal myeloradiculopathy due to Schistosoma mansoni: Report on 17 cases from an endemic area

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BACKGROUND After malaria, schistosomiasis is the second most prevalent tropical disease. The prevalence of oviposition in CNS of infected persons varies from 0.3 to 30%. The conus medullaris is a primary site of schistosomiasis, either granulomatous or acute necrotizing myelitis. OBJECTIVE To report the clinical, radiological, and laboratory results of… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.82796

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@inproceedings{Badr2011SchistosomalMD, title={Schistosomal myeloradiculopathy due to Schistosoma mansoni: Report on 17 cases from an endemic area}, author={Hatem Ibrahim Badr and Ashraf A. Shaker and Mohamed Awad Mansour and Mohamed Ahmed Kasem and Ahmad A. Zaher and Hassan H. Salama and Mohamed I. Safwat}, booktitle={Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology}, year={2011} }