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Title: Schistosoma mansoni pseudo-cyst as a cause of chronic pelvic pain
Authors: Nicolau, S. M.
Soares, J. M.
Schor, E.
Goncalves, Wagner Jose [UNIFESP]
Freitas, V de
Baracat, E. C.
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Keywords: chronic pelvic pain
genital disease
Schistosoma mansoni
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2003
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Asia
Citation: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. Carlton: Blackwell Publishing Asia, v. 29, n. 6, p. 392-394, 2003.
Abstract: A case of mansoni schistosomiasis causing peritoneal inflammation and chronic iliac pain is reported. the patient complained of iliac pain for 6 months. Physical examination and sonographic evaluation found a tumor in the left iliac fosse. A pseudocyst was removed from the pelvic region. the histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of S. mansoni. This is a rare case of S. mansoni in the pelvic cavity.
ISSN: 1341-8076
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