Schistosomiasis and vascular alterations of the colonic mucosa.

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The diagnosis of schistosomiasis is made by identification of Schistosoma in stool and urine, or by colonic or hepatic biopsies. The authors demonstrate in this paper, however, that it is also possible to suspect this disease by colonoscopy, i.e., by macroscopic observation of the vascular alterations in the mucous membrane of parasite infected patients… (More)

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