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Título: Medullary Schistosomiasis
Autor: Pappamikail, L
Fernandes, P
Gonçalves, C
Palavras-chave: CHLC NCIR
Esquistossomose
Diagnóstico Diferencial
Resultado de Tratamento
Data: 2014
Editora: MedKnow Publications
Citação: Surg Neurol Int. 2014 May 9;5:66
Resumo: BACKGROUND: Schistosomal infestation of the central nervous system is a rare cause of cord compression, although a predominant one in endemic areas. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 38-year-old male, native of Ivory Coast, with a history of 1 month of progressive paraparesis, neurogenic bladder, diminished deep tendon reflexes of the lower limbs, and sensory level. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a medullary lesion at D4-D5 level, suggestive of an intramedullary tumor. Laminotomy of D3 to D5 and excision of a grayish white lesion according to a preliminary histopathologic review suggestive of a high grade glioma. Definitive histopathology review established the diagnosis of medullary schistosomiasis. CONCLUSION: Schistosomal myeloradiculopathy should be considered in patients presenting with cord compression or features of transverse myelitis, especially in patients from endemic areas or low social economic settlements.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.17/1903
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