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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29770667/-clinical-characteristics-of-16-newly-discovered-advanced-schistosomiasis-patients-in-dongpo-district-meishan-city-sichuan-province
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Zhou Zhi, Xu Jia, Zhang Yi
OBJECTIVE: To understand the clinical characteristics of newly discovered advanced schistosomiasis patients in Dongpo District, Meishan City, Sichuan Province, so as to provide the reference for enhancing the clinicians' awareness for diagnosis and treatment of this disease and improving the therapeutic effect. METHODS: The data of medical records and schedule of case survey of 16 newly discovered advanced schistosomiasis patients in Dongpo District, Meishan City, Sichuan Province were collected and analyzed...
April 17, 2018: Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29743096/discovery-of-the-pyridylphenylureas-as-novel-molluscicides-against-the-invasive-snail-biomphalaria-straminea-intermediate-host-of-schistosoma-mansoni
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Weisi Wang, Qiang Mao, Junmin Yao, Weijia Yang, Qiming Zhang, Wencheng Lu, Zhuohui Deng, Liping Duan
BACKGROUND: The snail Biomphalaria straminea is one of the intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni. Biomphalaria straminea is also an invasive species, known for its strong capability on peripheral expansion, long-distance dispersal and colonization. Using molluscicides to control snail populations is an important strategy to interrupt schistosomiasis transmission and to prevent the spread of the invasive species. In this study, a series of pyridylphenylurea derivatives were synthesized as potential molluscicides...
May 9, 2018: Parasites & Vectors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560299/intestinal-schistosomiasis-a-rare-cause-of-abdominal-pain-and-weight-loss
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Asim Shuja, Jian Guan, Ciel Harris, Ahmad Alkhasawneh, Miguel Malespin, Silvio De Melo
Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons for outpatient visits. Although intestinal schistosomiasis is extremely rare in US, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis for those patients with risk factors such as international traveling history. This case report illustrates a unique case of intestinal schistosomiasis, which presented with an eight-week history of nonspecific abdominal pain and weight loss. Her colonoscopy revealed a 10 mm polyp in the colon. Endoscopic mucosal resection confirmed the diagnosis of schistosomiasis...
January 18, 2018: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29469514/-analysis-of-characteristics-of-medical-assistance-to-advanced-schistosomiasis-patients-in-hunan-province-2015
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Li Fei-Yue, Tan Hong-Zhuan, Zhou Jie, Zhou Rui-Hong, Zhu Jin-Hua, Cai Xin-Ting, Ren Guang-Hui
OBJECTIVE: To understand the current distribution and characteristics of advanced schistosomiasis patients who accepted medical assistance in Hunan Province in 2015, so as to provide the evidence for perfecting the policy and measures of the medical assistance to advanced schistosomiasis patients. METHODS: The patients who had been diagnosed as advanced schistosomiasis were verified and confirmed according to the standard of the medical assistance to advanced schistosomiasis patients in Hunan Province in 2015...
March 27, 2017: Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29469316/-clinical-features-of-imported-schistosomiasis-mansoni-in-beijing-city%C3%AF-a-report-of-6-cases
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Zou Yang, Wang Lei, Li Xiao-Li, Tian Xiao-Jun, Li Wei, An Yi-Jun, Qi Zhi-Qun, Li Jing-Jing, Wang Fei, Huang Min-Jun
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical features of 6 patients with imported schistosomiasis mansoni, including the epidemic history, clinical manifestations, laboratory tests and therapeutic effect, so as to provide references for improving the levels of diagnosis and treatment of physicians. METHODS: The clinical data of 6 patients with imported schistosomiasis mansoni from January 2009 to July 2016 were collected and analyzed. RESULTS: All the 6 imported patients with schistosomiasis mansoni had a clear history of cercarial infested water exposure...
March 10, 2017: Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29452113/technological-innovation-strategies-for-the-specific-treatment-of-chagas-disease-based-on-benznidazole
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REVIEW
Leslie Raphael de Moura Ferraz, Alinne Élida Gonçalves Alves, Débora Dolores Souza da Silva Nascimento, Isabela Araújo E Amariz, Aline Silva Ferreira, Salvana Priscylla Manso Costa, Larissa Araújo Rolim, Ádley Antonini Neves de Lima, Pedro José Rolim Neto
Caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, Chagas disease is responsible for public health problems greater in magnitude than those attributed to malaria, schistosomiasis, or leishmaniasis. A factor in the socioeconomic development of poor countries, Chagas disease can cause death due to a high parasitic burden during its acute phase due and irreversible damage in organs such as the heart, esophagus, and colon during its chronic phase, even when the number of parasites is minimal. For treating Chagas disease, benznidazole (BNZ) remains the drug of choice and, in Latin America, the only drug on the market for treating the disease...
February 13, 2018: Acta Tropica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29356743/18f-naf-pet-ct-finding-in-a-patient-with-abdominal-discomfort-after-schistosomiasis
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Wei Zhang, Li Chen, Qiang Wan, Yue Chen
A 77-year-old man with back pain and abdominal distention underwent F-NaF PET/CT examination to evaluate potential bone lesions. Multiple foci of increased activity were noted in the chest, which corresponded to bilateral ribs and suggested possible occult fractures. Surprisingly, increased F-NaF uptake was observed in the region of pelvis, which corresponded to calcification along the colon wall, a sequela of intestinal Japanese schistosomiasis that the patient experienced 30 years ago.
March 2018: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28970774/schistosomiasis-presenting-as-colonic-polypoid-masses-in-a-nigerian-patient
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A Akere, A O Oluwasola, T O Fakoya, A Lawan
Intestinal Schistosomiasis is a serious disease and is commonly produced by S. mansoni and japonicum. The presence of viable ova of the organism in the colon elicits inflammation, formation of granuloma, ulcers, haemorrhage and colonic fibrosis with subsequent longterm sequelae. Schistosoma mansoni is endemic in the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America. This is a case of a Nigerian with colonic polypoid masses which turned out to be Schistosomal mansoni infection.
June 2017: Annals of Ibadan Postgraduate Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28876652/unusual-histopathologies-of-the-appendix
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L Jonas, I Bombil, A Mannell
BACKGROUND: Acute appendicitis is a very common surgical emergency. Most commonly, the histopathological findings of the appendix reflect the normal pathophysiology of appendicitis that starts with the luminal obstruction and culminates in florid suppurative, gangrenous or perforated appendix. The treatment is usually straightforward and consists of surgery and antibiotics. Uncommonly, unusual pathologies are identified and require specific management. The literature is scanty about the unusual findings...
June 2017: South African Journal of Surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Chirurgie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28768520/colorectal-cancer-in-a-patient-with-intestinal-schistosomiasis-a-case-report-from-kilimanjaro-christian-medical-center-northern-zone-tanzania
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Ayesiga M Herman, Alfred Kishe, Heri Babu, Hilary Shilanaiman, Murad Tarmohamed, Jay Lodhia, Patrick Amsi, Jeremia Pyuza, Alex Mremi, Amos Mwasamwaja, Mramba Nyindo, Kondo Chilonga, David Msuya
BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer associated with chronic intestinal schistosomiasis has been linked with the chronic inflammation as a result of schistosomal ova deposition in the submucosal layer of the intestine. Among all species Schistosoma japonicum has been more linked to development of colorectal cancer as compared to Schistosoma mansoni due to absence of population-based studies to support the association. Despite the weak evidence, some cases have been reported associating S. mansoni with development of colorectal cancer...
August 2, 2017: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28376858/clinical-diagnostic-value-of-viable-schistosoma-japonicum-eggs-detected-in-host-tissues
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Kongzhen Gu, Yuesheng Li, Patrick Driguez, Qingren Zeng, Xinlin Yu, Hui Sun, Liting Cai, Yongkang He, Wenyang Wang, Donald P McManus
BACKGROUND: Schistosomiasis, one of the neglected tropical diseases, is endemic in more than 70 countries. However, the clinical diagnosis of patients with a low degree of infection is an unsolved technical problem. In areas endemic for schistosomiasis japonica, proctoscopy detection of eggs has been one method used for clinical diagnosis. However, it is often a challenge to find typical live eggs and it is difficult to distinguish live eggs from large numbers of partially degraded and/or completely degraded eggs within colon biopsy tissue...
April 4, 2017: BMC Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28348756/amoeboma-in-a-saudi-resident-a-case-report
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Sanaa Al Rehily, Reham Kaki, Fahad Al Ghamdi, Dalia El-Hossary
INTRODUCTION: Amoebiasis is the third most frequent cause of mortality after malaria and schistosomiasis. In developed countries, amebiasis is also seen in migrants who have travelled to endemic areas. The factors responsible for its progression from intestinal amebiasis to an amebic liver abscess are not fully understood. CASE PRESENTATION: A 54-year-old man presented with abdominal pain, fever and diarrhoea. Laparotomy confirmed an inflammatory mass involving the right colon, and he underwent a right hemicolectomy...
June 2016: JMM Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27987283/non-necrotizing-colonic-granuloma-induced-by-schistosomiasis
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Thein Swe, Aama Baqui, Akari Thein Naing, Tajruba Baqui, Jagannath Sherigar, Mohamed Mansour
Schistosomiasis is an important parasitic disease with various clinical presentations caused by trematode blood flukes. It can present with asymptomatic, chronic colonic ulcerations, strictures, or inflammatory mass causing bowel obstruction. Intestinal polyps are uncommon and induced by antigens released from the schistosome eggs that trigger a cell-mediated inflammatory response with granuloma formation involving T cells, macrophages, and necrosis. This is very relevant while evaluating chronic intermittent gastrointestinal symptoms and eosinophilia in an immigrant patient from endemic areas of schistosomiasis...
2016: Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27739459/non-equilibrium-plasma-prevention-of-schistosoma-japonicum-transmission
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Xing-Quan Wang, Feng-Peng Wang, Wei Chen, Jun Huang, Kateryna Bazaka, Kostya Ken Ostrikov
Schistosoma japonicum is a widespread human and animal parasite that causes intestinal and hepatosplenic schistosomiasis linked to colon, liver and bladder cancers, and anemia. Estimated 230 million people are currently infected with Schistosoma spp, with 779 million people at risk of contracting the parasite. Infection occurs when a host comes into contact with cercariae, a planktonic larval stage of the parasite, and can be prevented by inactivating the larvae, commonly by chemical treatment. We investigated the use of physical non-equilibrium plasma generated at atmospheric pressure using custom-made dielectric barrier discharge reactor to kill S...
October 14, 2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27169865/ultrasonography-of-gallbladder-abnormalities-due-to-schistosomiasis
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REVIEW
Joachim Richter, Daniel Azoulay, Yi Dong, Martha C Holtfreter, Robert Akpata, Julien Calderaro, Tarik El-Scheich, Matthias Breuer, Andreas Neumayr, Christoph Hatz, Gerald Kircheis, Monica C Botelho, Christoph F Dietrich
After malaria, schistosomiasis remains the most important tropical parasitic disease in large parts of the world. Schistosomiasis has recently re-emerged in Southern Europe. Intestinal schistosomiasis is caused by most Schistosoma (S.) spp. pathogenic to humans and leads to chronic inflammation and fibrosis of the colon as well as to liver fibrosis. Gallbladder abnormalities usually occur in patients with advanced hepatic portal fibrosis due to Schistosoma mansoni infection. Occasionally, gallbladder abnormalities have been seen also in children and occurring without associated overt liver abnormalities...
August 2016: Parasitology Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27050891/colonic-high-grade-tubular-adenomas-associated-with-schistosoma-japonicum
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Jin Imai, Hitoshi Ichikawa, Hajime Mizukami, Takayoshi Suzuki, Norihito Watanabe, Tetsuya Mine
We reported a case of sigmoid colonic high grade tubular adenomas associated with deposited ova of Schistosoma japonicum. A 76-year-old Japanese man was referred to our colonoscopy due to a positive fecal occult blood test. He had a medical history of schistosomiasis japonica. The colonoscopy revealed that there were two sigmoid colon polyps, approximately 8 mm in diameter. These were removed by endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). Pathological examination revealed high grade tubular adenomas and deposited some ova of Schistosoma japonicum with severe fibrotic change and granuloma formation in the submucosal layer...
March 20, 2016: Tokai Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27006847/urinary-bladder-adenocarcinoma-metastatic-to-the-abdominal-wall-report-of-a-case-with-cytohistologic-correlation
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Vikas Nath, Mithra Baliga
We report a case of adenocarcinoma metastatic to the abdominal wall in a 71-year-old man with a history of primary bladder adenocarcinoma. CT-guided core biopsy was performed; imprints and histologic sections showed malignant glands lined by tumor cells with hyperchromatic nuclei and prominent nucleoli, infiltrating through skeletal muscle. Immunohistochemistry revealed positivity for CK7, membranous/cytoplasmic β-catenin, caudal-type homeobox transcription factor 2 (CDX2), and α-methylacyl coenzyme A racemase and negativity for CK20, p63, prostate-specific antigen (PSA), and prostate-specific acid phosphatase (PSAP)...
2016: Case Reports in Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26767272/-treatment-and-assistance-for-advanced-schistosomiasis-patients-in-changshu-city-from-2006-to-2014
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Wei-en Zhou, An-hua Yin, Yong-yuan Pu, Jun-yuan Feng
OBJECTIVE: To understand the status of treatment and assistance for advanced schistosomiasis patients in Changshu City from 2006 to 2014. METHODS: According to The Parasitic Disease Prevention Information Management System, the data of treatment and assistance for advanced schistosomiasis patients were collected and analyzed statistically in Changshu City from 2006 to 2014. RESULTS: A total of 269 advanced schistosomiasis patients were assisted...
August 2015: Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26644925/upregulation-of-toll-like-receptor-2-and-nuclear-factor-kappa-b-expression-in-experimental-colonic-schistosomiasis
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Dalia S Ashour, Zeinab S Shohieb, Naglaa I Sarhan
Role of different mediators was described in the development of the granulomatous response and fibrosis observed in intestinal schistosomiasis. However, both Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) and nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB) have not yet been investigated in intestinal schistosomiasis. This study aimed to characterize the role of TLR2 and NF-κB in the pathogenesis of intestinal schistosomiasis. Experimental animals were divided into two groups; group I: non-infected control group and group II: mice infected subcutaneously with S...
November 2015: Journal of Advanced Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26549096/cases-of-bowel-schistosomiasis-presenting-as-carcinoma-colon
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Biswajit Biswas, Deepak Vedant, Vijay Kaushal, Pooja Chauhan, Tanish Mandal, Nidhi Raina, Brij Sharma
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October 2015: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
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