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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 92, No. 5, 1997, pp. 631-635
Bioline Code: oc97118
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 92, No. 5, 1997, pp. 631-635

 en Acute Schistosomiasis: Report on five singular cases
JR Lambertucci; AAM Rayes; CH Barata; R Teixeira & R Gerspacher-Lara

Abstract

The cases of five patients with unusual manifestations of acute
schistosomiasis mansoni are described in this paper. One patient developed
skin lesions, three displayed diverse lung involvement, and one presented
pyogenic liver abscesses caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

Keywords
schistosomiasis - pneumonia - dermatitis - liver abscesses

 
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