Schistosomiasis of the spinal cord presenting as progressive myelopathy. Case report.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/208891
Title:
Schistosomiasis of the spinal cord presenting as progressive myelopathy. Case report.
Authors:
Kamel, Mahmoud Hamdy; Murphy, Martin; Kelleher, Michael; Aquilina, Kristian; Lim, Chris; Marks, Charles
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland., mahmoudhandy@yahoo.com
Citation:
J Neurosurg Spine. 2005 Jul;3(1):61-3.
Journal:
Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
Issue Date:
3-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/208891
DOI:
10.3171/spi.2005.3.1.0061
PubMed ID:
16122025
Abstract:
The authors report on a case of schistosomiasis of the spinal cord in an individual returning to Ireland after a 25-year residence in Africa, where the infection affects approximately 200 million people.
Language:
eng
MeSH:
Anthelmintics/therapeutic use; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Myelitis/*diagnosis/drug therapy/*parasitology; Praziquantel/therapeutic use; Schistosomiasis/*diagnosis/drug therapy
ISSN:
1547-5654 (Print); 1547-5646 (Linking)

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKamel, Mahmoud Hamdyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, Martinen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKelleher, Michaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAquilina, Kristianen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLim, Chrisen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMarks, Charlesen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-03T15:06:37Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-03T15:06:37Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-03T15:06:37Z-
dc.identifier.citationJ Neurosurg Spine. 2005 Jul;3(1):61-3.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1547-5654 (Print)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1547-5646 (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid16122025en_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.3171/spi.2005.3.1.0061en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/208891-
dc.description.abstractThe authors report on a case of schistosomiasis of the spinal cord in an individual returning to Ireland after a 25-year residence in Africa, where the infection affects approximately 200 million people.en_GB
dc.language.isoengen_GB
dc.subject.meshAnthelmintics/therapeutic useen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden_GB
dc.subject.meshMyelitis/*diagnosis/drug therapy/*parasitologyen_GB
dc.subject.meshPraziquantel/therapeutic useen_GB
dc.subject.meshSchistosomiasis/*diagnosis/drug therapyen_GB
dc.titleSchistosomiasis of the spinal cord presenting as progressive myelopathy. Case report.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Neurosurgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland., mahmoudhandy@yahoo.comen_GB
dc.identifier.journalJournal of neurosurgery. Spineen_GB
dc.description.provinceMunster-

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