schistosomal granuloma

schistosomal granuloma
schistosome granuloma a granuloma formed around deposited eggs of the parasites in schistosomiasis; the location depends on the species of parasite, but the intestines and liver are most common.

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  • Schistosomiasis — Diseases of liver, gastrointestinal tract and bladder caused by schistosomes, trematode worms that parasitize people. Infection is from infested water. There are three main species of these trematode worms (flukes) Schistosoma haematobium, S.… …   Medical dictionary

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