Schistosomiasis of the urinary bladder in an African immigrant to North Carolina.

A 30-year-old black man came to the emergency department with gross hematuria, prostatitis, and urethritis 4 months after immigrating to this country from the Sudan in Africa. Urinalysis revealed hematuria and no ova or parasites. An intravenous urogram showed normal kidneys and ureters. The patient had cystoscopy with biopsies of an inflamed and ulcerated… CONTINUE READING