Extra-Genital Cutaneous Lesions in Schistosomiasis

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Summary

The seventh case of cutaneous schistosomiasis haematobia is presented. The patho-physiology of ectopic localization of schistosome eggs in the skin is discussed, and a characteristic clinical and histologic pattern is described.

Author Notes

Head, Department of Epidemiology and Director of Tropical Medicine, U. S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, U. A. R.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Cairo.

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