What is the prognosis of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Hepatosplenic schistosomiasis carries a relatively good prognosis because hepatic function is preserved until the end of the disease (unless variceal bleeding occurs).


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!