Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis
SynonymsBilharzia, snail fiver, Katayama fiver[1][2]
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11-year-auld boy wi abdominal fluid an portal hypertension due tae schistosomiasis (Agusan del Sur, Philippines)
SpecialtyInfectious disease
SymptomsAbdominal pyne, diarrhoea, bluidy stuil, bluid in the urine[3]
ComplicationsLiver damage, neer failyie, infertility, bledder cancer[3]
CausesSchistosomes frae freshwatter snails[3]
Diagnostic methodFindin eggs o the parasite in urine or stuil, antibouks in bluid[3]
PreventionAccess tae clean watter[3]
MedicationPraziquantel[3]
Frequency252 million (2015)[4]
Daiths4,400-200,000[5][6]

Schistosomiasis, an aa kent as snail fiver an bilharzia,[7] is a disease caused bi parasitic flatwirms cried schistosomes.[3] The urinar tract or the intestines mey be infectit.[3] Symptoms include abdominal pyne, diarrhoea, bluidy stuil, or bluid in the urine.[3] Thae that hae been infectit for a lang time mey experience liver damage, neer failyie, infertility, or bledder cancer.[3] In childer, it mey cause puir growthe an learnin difficulty.[3]

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  1. "Schistosomiasis (bilharzia)". NHS Choices. 17 December 2011. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Schistosomiasis". Patient.info. 2 December 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 26 June 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 "Schistosomiasis Fact sheet N°115". World Health Organization. 3 February 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. London, England. 388 (10053): 1545–1602. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6. PMC 5055577. PMID 27733282.
  5. Thétiot-Laurent, S. A.; Boissier, J.; Robert, A.; Meunier, B. (27 June 2013). "Schistosomiasis Chemotherapy". Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English. 52 (31): 7936–56. doi:10.1002/anie.201208390. PMID 23813602.
  6. GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. London, England. 388 (10053): 1459–1544. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31012-1. PMID 27733281.
  7. Colley, Daniel G.; Bustinduy, Amaya L.; Secor, W. Evan; King, Charles H. (2014). "Human schistosomiasis". The Lancet. 383 (9936): 2253–2264. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(13)61949-2. PMC 4672382. PMID 24698483. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2014-08-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)