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African Journal of Reproductive Health
Women's Health and Action Research Centre
ISSN: 1118-4841
Vol. 13, No. 3, 2009, pp. 137-140
Bioline Code: rh09042
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2009, pp. 137-140

 en Schistosomiasis and Vesicovaginal Fistula
Dennis, Nora; Wilkinson, J; Robboy, S & Idrissa, A

Abstract

Schistosoma haematobium check for this species in other resources is presented as a cause of vesicovaginal fistula in a nulliparous adolescent. The possible role of S. haematobium in failure of fistula repair and the importance of screening and treatment in endemic areas prior to repair are discussed (Afr J Reprod Health 2009; 13[3]:137-140).

Keywords
Schistosomiasis, Schistosoma haematobium, Vesicovaginal fistula, Fistula repair

 
 fr Le schistosomiais et la fistule-vaginale
Dennis, Nora; Wilkinson, J; Robboy, S & Idrissa, A

Résumé

Le schistosoma haematobium est présenté comme une cause de la fistule vésico-vaginale chez une adolescente nullipare. Le rôle possible du schistosoma haematobium dans l’échec à l’égard de la refection de la fistule et l’importance du dépistage et du traitement dans les zones endémiques avant la refection sont discutés. (Afr J Reprod Health 2009; 13[3]: 137-140).

 
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