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Spinal schistosomiasis: differential diagnosis for acute paraparesis in a U.S. resident.
|Title||Spinal schistosomiasis: differential diagnosis for acute paraparesis in a U.S. resident.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Joshi TN, Yamazaki MK, Zhao H, Becker D|
|Journal||The journal of spinal cord medicine|
Spinal schistosomiasis is a severe presentation of Schistosoma mansoni infection, which is endemic in South America, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. With increasing international travel, a disease can spread from an endemic area to another part of the world easily.
|Alternate Journal||J Spinal Cord Med|