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Ultrasound Findings in Urinary Shistosomaisis Infection in School Children in the Gezira State Central Sudan

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dc.contributor.author Elmadani, Ahmed E.
dc.contributor.author Hamdoun, Anas O.
dc.contributor.author Monis, Ahmed
dc.contributor.author Karamino, Nhashal E.
dc.contributor.author Gasmelseed, Nagla
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-21T07:27:00Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-21T07:27:00Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/3519
dc.description Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2013;24(1):162-167 © 2013 Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation en_US
dc.description.abstract To evaluate the ultrasound findings of urinary schistosomiasis in Quran school (Khalwas) children in Gezira State Sudan, we studied all the students from two schools. A total of 103 boys were tested for urinary schistosomiasis using the urine filtration method. Schistosoma haematobium (S. haematobium) eggs were counted. Ultrasound was performed for all the positive subjects. Seventy-three (71%) subjects were positive for S. haematobium. The mean age was 11.3 ± 2.9 years. Sixty-six (90.4%) subjects showed urinary tract abnormalities. The findings revealed the following degrees of wall thickening: 53.0% mild, 18.2% moderate and 21.2% severe. Urinary bladder polyp(s) were noted in 43.3% (single) and 40.9% (multiple) of the subjects, and calcification of the bladder wall was observed in 7.6% subjects. Ureteric dilatation was noted in 38/73 (52.0%), while hydronephrosis was detected in 19/73 (26.3%). The vast majority of urinary tract schistomiasis lesions were in the urinary bladder. Ultrasound is a useful tool for identifying the morbidity of S. haematobium in endemic areas. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject Shistosomaisis Infection en_US
dc.subject School Children en_US
dc.subject Ultrasound en_US
dc.subject Urinary Shistosomaisis en_US
dc.subject Sudan en_US
dc.title Ultrasound Findings in Urinary Shistosomaisis Infection in School Children in the Gezira State Central Sudan en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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