Vaginal Leech Infestation: A Rare Cause of Hypovolumic Shock In Postmenopausal Woman

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BACKGROUND Human leech infestation is a disease of the poor who live in rural areas and use water contaminated with leeches. Like any other body orifices, vagina can also be infested by leech when females use contaminated water for bathing and/or douching. Although this condition is very rare in postmenopausal women, it causes morbidities and mortalities… (More)

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@inproceedings{Tilahun2015VaginalLI, title={Vaginal Leech Infestation: A Rare Cause of Hypovolumic Shock In Postmenopausal Woman}, author={Temesgen Tilahun}, booktitle={Ethiopian journal of health sciences}, year={2015} }