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General
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Epidemiology
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Life cycle
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Diagnosis
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Laboratory
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Prognostic factors
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Prevention
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Micro images
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CDC: images of all subspecies



Schistosoma haematobium - oval eggs with terminal spine
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Anterior part

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Adult (female and male)

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Schistosoma haematobium eggs



   Contributed by Drs. Kiran Alam, Anshu Jain, Veena Maheshwari, Farhan A. Siddiqui and Ershadul Haq, J.N. Medical College (India)
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Transitional epithelium of ureter with Schistosoma haematobium eggs

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Schistosome eggs in submucosa

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Schistosome eggs in muscle layer

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Schistosome eggs in muscle layer - note terminal spine



Schistosoma japonicum - small eggs, more rounded, no / minute terminal spine
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Schistosoma japonicum fluke

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Eggs



Schistosoma mansoni - lateral spine
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Schistosoma mansoni fluke

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Schistosoma mansoni eggs



   Contributed by Dr. Jennifer Stumph, Spectrum Health (USA)
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37 year old woman with S. mansoni eggs in colon biopsy



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   Contributed by Dr. Lisa Cerilli - with colonic mucosa
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   Contributed by Dr. Rico P. Lasaca, Divine Word Hospital (Phillipines)
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Granuloma surrounding egg

Additional references
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