Posts Tagged ‘Bilharziosis’

Schistosomiasis (Bilharziosis) and the Skin (For professionals)

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Synomyms: bilharzia, bilharziosis, snail fever. It is due to an infection by a trematode (flatworm or fluke) of the Schistosomia family. It is a disease frequent in Africa, Asia and South America where lakes containing freshwater snails are present. Children playing in the water are the first victims. Symptoms and signs of this infection are […]

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