Significance of Echogenic Snow Sign as an Ultrasonography Finding for Diagnosis of Urogenital Schistosomiasis.

@article{Kim2016SignificanceOE,
  title={Significance of Echogenic Snow Sign as an Ultrasonography Finding for Diagnosis of Urogenital Schistosomiasis.},
  author={Min Jae Kim and Kyungshick Ryu and Yan Jin and Young Lee and Hoo Gn Jeoung and Adl Al Wahab Saeed and Seung Hyup Kim and Sung Tae Hong},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2016},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={842-848}
}
Urogenital schistosomiasis (UGS) is one of the important neglected tropical diseases, which requires global elimination programs. It is primarily diagnosed by urine microscopy (UM), but its sensitivity is not satisfactory. Ultrasonography (US) is an alternative screening method of UGS. The present study investigated the diagnostic feasibility of new… CONTINUE READING