Schistosoma mansoni infection involving the spinal cord: Case report

K. Ueki, J. E. Parisi, B. M. Onofrio

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The authors report a case of transverse myelitis caused by Schistosoma mansoni. Although this is a treatable disease if diagnosed in the early stage, it is very rarely seen in developed countries and can result in complications if diagnosis is delayed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1065-1067
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1995


  • central nervous system
  • praziquantel
  • schistosomiasis
  • transverse myelitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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