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Incidentally Detected Schistosomiasis In Male Genital Organs: Case Reports and Review Of Literature

Amira Kamal El-hawary, Abd Al-Rahman Mohammad Foda

Abstract


Introduction: Urogenital schistosomiasis is a major public health problem in the Middle East, especially Egypt. Male genital schistosomiasis (MGS) is a rare condition. It can affect prostate, epididymis and testis.

Presentation of the cases: The present report documents five cases of male genital schistosomiasis that were detected incidentally during histopathological examination of testis, prostate and spermatic cord.

Conclusion: there are few reports of male gental schistosomiasis described in the literature due to the rarity of this lesion in this system. It should be included in the differential diagnosis especially in endemic areas.


Keywords


schistosomiasis; male; genital; case repor

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