schistosomiasis japonicum

[ jă-pŏnĭ-kəm ]


Infection with Schistosoma japonicum, characterized by dysenteric symptoms, painful enlargement of the liver and spleen, dropsy, urticaria, and progressive anemia.Asiatic schistosomiasis Katayama disease Katayama syndrome urticarial fever Yangtze Valley fever
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