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Infection of the bladder is associated with the development of squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder
Schistosoma Hematobium

Endemic in Egypt and Sudan and associated with wading through moist soil while barefoot;dx via spherical eggs with a terminal spine in the urine.
intermediate host is the freshwater snail, cercariae (mature larvae) penetrate through skin and travel to the veins.
Schistosoma Hematobium
This worm causes Dermatitis (Swimmers itch), Katayama Fever and chronic fibrosis of organs and blood vessels resulting in granulomas.
Schistosoma Hematobium
Schistosoma Hematobium Tx:
Praziquantel

Increases Ca = contraction and paralysis (increases LFT's)
Infection is associated with damage to the biliary tract and the development of cholangiocarcinoma.
Clonorchis Sinensis
(Chinese liver fluke)

Infected fresh water fish

Tx: Praziquantel
Similar presentation to TB, Bloody sputum will demonstrate eggs.
Paragonimus Westermani
(Lung Fluke)
freshwater snail-crustacean-undercooked crab meat.