Which differential diagnoses might be suggested by intestinal and liver symptoms 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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Intestinal and liver symptoms may indicate the following disorders:

  • Peptic ulcer disease

  • Pancreatitis

  • Visceral leishmaniasis

  • Myeloproliferative syndromes

  • Tropical splenomegaly


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