alexa Hepatic and intestinal schistosomiasis after orthotopic liver transplant.
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Journal of Transplantation Technologies & Research

Author(s): Hoare M, Gelson WT, Davies SE, Curran M, Alexander GJ

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Abstract Schistosomiasis affects 200 to 250 million people worldwide. Hepatic schistosomiasis is a well-recognized cause of chronic liver disease and portal hypertension. There are no previous reports of schistosomiasis post liver transplantation. We report on 2 cases of schistosomiasis in liver transplant recipients--a case of gastric schistosomiasis and a case of hepatic schistosomiasis. A discussion of the pathology of schistosomal infection and a rationale for screening potential liver transplant recipients from endemic areas follows. This article was published in Liver Transpl and referenced in Journal of Transplantation Technologies & Research

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