Which differential diagnoses might be suggested by hematuria in the evaluation of schistosomiasis (bilharzia)?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Shadab Hussain Ahmed, MD, AAHIVS, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Fever and rash with eosinophilia can be due to other helminthic parasitic diseases or drug reactions. Hematuria may also indicate other disorders, including the following:

  • Renal tuberculosis

  • Urogenital tract cancer

  • Acute nephritis


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