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ID DOID:13722
Name neuroschistosomiasis
Definition A schistosomiasis that involves parasitic infection of the brain and spinal cord by Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma mansoni or Schistosoma japonicum causing acute or subacute myelopathy, focal central nervous system impairment, seizures and increased intracranial pressure.
http://www.ajtmh.org/cgi/content/full/76/5/964, http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol12no09/06-0113.htm, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/16138195, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16138195
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MESH:D020818

UMLS_CUI:C0752191

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is_a schistosomiasis

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