Trematodes. Gregory L. Brower, D.V.M., Ph.D. Cell Biology and Anatomy School of Medicine Columbia, South Carolina. Trematodes (Flukes). Schistosoma S. mansoni S. hematobium S. japonicum Fasciolopsis buski Fasciola hepatica. Opisthorchis O. sinensis O. felineus O. viverini
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Gregory L. Brower, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Cell Biology and Anatomy
School of Medicine
Columbia, South Carolina
An 8-year-old son of an Egyptian immigrant family is referred to the nephrology clinic with a 2-yr history of painless macroscopic hematuria. Smear from a centrifuged urine sample revealed this object:
Dermatitis (swimmers’ itch)
parasitic toxic material, skin damage
abdominal pain, ascites, diarrhea, bloody stool (mansoni & japonicum
inflammatory response to eggs (mucosal fibrosis)
chronic cystitis and urethritis
granulomatous fibrosis due to egg-depositsSchistosomiasis:Symptoms