A review of female genital schistosomiasis eyrun f kjetland1,2, peter dc leutscher3 and patricia d ndhlovu4 1centre 2 for imported and tropical diseases,department of infectious ullevaal university hospital, oslo, norway.
Female genital schistosomiasis: diagnosis and treatment topics: schistosomiasis, female genital schistosomiasis (fgs) schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia or snail fever, is a parasitic disease carried by fresh water snails it is transmitted by contact with contaminated fresh water, so swimming, bathing, fishing and even domestic.
Female genital mutilation (fgm), otherwise known as female circumcision, is a traumatic procedure performed on women and young girls, primarily in eastern parts of the world among these parts, it is most common in north-eastern, eastern, and western africa, parts of the middle east, and south east asia. As female genital schistosomiasis is rarely diagnosed correctly, knowledge about the effect of treatment is also scanty incorrect diagnostic of genital schistosomiasis lesions frequently leads to debilitating and irreversible operations such as ovarectomy, salpingotomiy and hysterectomy. The diagnosis of female genital schistosomiasis must be considered when the patient has a history of travel to or residence in endemic areas female genital schistosomiasis (fgs) is a frequent complication in women with urinary or systemic schistosomiasis, particularly in geographic areas where the disease is endemic.
Review of female genital schistosomiasis eyrun causes severe egg-induced pathology and symptoms in the genitals of both women and men the world health organization (who) has therefore recommended that s what is the ideal timing of treatment for prevention of genital lesions and hiv (iv. Female genital schistosomiasis (fgs): from case reports to a call for concerted action against this neglected gynaecological disease.
Female genital schistosomiasis eyrun f kjetland, md, phd university of kwazulu-natal, south africa diagnosis 5 treatment, a gamble 6 hope in the pipelines –your input improving female reproductive health through control of neglected tropical diseases author. Women with schistosomiasis presented more lesions of the female genital tract (cervicitis, adnexal mass) than those who were not infected (nayama et al, 2007) in the analysis of 111 patients with female genital schistosomiasis in tanzania, swai et al (2006) reported 7% infertility. The scarcity of integrated approaches to address female genital schistosomiasis calls for more concerted action in its detection, treatment and prevention alongside other concomitant women’s.