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African Journal of Reproductive Health
Women's Health and Action Research Centre
ISSN: 1118-4841
Vol. 18, No. 2, 2014, pp. 144-146
Bioline Code: rh14034
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2014, pp. 144-146

 en Tubal Ectopic Gestation Associated with Genital Schistosomiasis: A Case Report
Aminu, Muhammad B.; Abdullahi, Kabiru & Dattijo, Lamaran M.

Abstract

Schistosoma are trematode blood flukes of the family Schistosomidae affecting the urinary and gastro-intestinal tracts. Riverine areas of the world such as in Africa, Eastern Mediterranean, Central American and East Asia are endemic for the disease, with S. haematobium check for this species in other resources accounting for most of the symptomatic genital infection. A case of a 25-year-old woman with 8 weeks amenorrhoea, lower abdominal pain and per vaginal bleeding was managed for ruptured ectopic pregnancy and discovered to have tubal infection by Schistosoma on histological examination is presented. Afr J Reprod Health 2014; 18[2]: 144-146).

Keywords
Ectopic Gestation; Genital Schistosomiasis

 
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Aminu, Muhammad B.; Abdullahi, Kabiru & Dattijo, Lamaran M.

Résumé

Les schistosomes sont des douves sanguines de la famille Schistosomiase affectent les voies urinaires et gastro-intestinaux. Les zones riveraines du monde comme l'Afrique, la Méditerranée Orientale, l'Amérique Centrale et l’Asie de l'Est sont endémiques de la maladie, la S. hématobie check for this species in other resources étant responsable de la plupart des infections génitales symptomatiques. Un cas d'une femme de 25 ans qui présentaient des 8 semaines d'aménorrhée, des douleurs abdominales basses et par des saignements vaginaux a été géré pour la grossesse extra-utérine rompue et l’examen histologique a découvert une infection des trompes par le schistosome. Afr J Reprod Health 2014; 18[2]: 144-146).

Mots Clés
gestation extra-utérine; schistosomiase génitale

 
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