Extragenital Cutaneous Lesions of Schistosomiasis Mansoni

Report of Two Cases

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  • Section of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Federal University of Bahia, and Hospital do IPASE, Brasilia, D.F., Brazil

Two cases of extragenital cutaneous lesions caused by eggs of Schistosoma mansoni are described. In one case the cutaneous involvement occurred during the acute phase of schistosomiasis; in the other the lesion appeared several years after specific treatment for schistosmoniasis had been given.