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Tropical Neurology disorders are prominent outside of North America and Europe (e.g. malaria, cysticercosis, tuberculosis, schistosomiasis, trypanosomiasis, malnutrition, and leprosy) and are among the most frequent causes of death and disability in humans.

Schistosomiasis | Bilharziasis | Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
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Schistosomiasis | Bilharziasis | Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Lesson on schistosomiasis (bilharziasis): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment. Schistosomiasis is caused by parasitic blood flukes from the genus schistosoma. Schistosoma cercariae penetrate human skin and enter the bloodstream of the infected individual, where the parasites enter the portal vein. Schistosoma parasites also enter the mesenteric and bladder circulations, where they release eggs. Symptoms of schistosomiasis are related to the location of the parasites, the parasite burden and the amount of eggs produced. Systems affected in schistosomiasis include the hepatic, splenic, genitourinary, pulmonary, and nervous systems. If you found this video helpful, please like and subscribe for more videos like this one :) JJ *Subscribe for more free medical lessons* ****EXCLAIMER: The content (ex. images) used in this lesson are used in accordance with Fair Use laws and are intended for educational/teaching purposes only.**** ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For books and more information on these topics Support future lessons (and get other cool stuff) ➜ Follow me on Twitter! ➜ Come join me on Facebook! ➜ Start your own website with BlueHost ➜ Check out the best tool to help grow your YouTube channel (it’s helped me!) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Check out some of my other lessons. Medical Terminology - The Basics - Lesson 1: Fatty Acid Synthesis Pathway: Wnt/B Catenin Signaling Pathway: Upper vs. Lower Motor Neuron Lesions: Lesson on the Purine Synthesis and Salvage Pathway: Gastrulation | Formation of Germ Layers: Introductory lesson on Autophagy (Macroautophagy): Infectious Disease Playlist Dermatology Playlist Pharmacology Playlist Hematology Playlist Rheumatology Playlist Endocrinology Playlist Nephrology Playlist ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- **MEDICAL DISCLAIMER**: JJ Medicine does not provide medical advice, and the information available on this channel does not offer a diagnosis or advice regarding treatment. Information presented in these lessons is for educational purposes ONLY, and information presented here is not to be used as an alternative to a healthcare professional’s diagnosis and treatment of any person/animal. Only a physician or other licensed healthcare professional are able to determine the requirement for medical assistance to be given to a patient. Please seek the advice of your physician or other licensed healthcare provider if you have any questions regarding a medical condition. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *Although I try my best to present accurate information, there may be mistakes in this video. If you do see any mistakes with information in this lesson, please comment and let me know.* I am always looking for ways to improve my lessons! Please don't hesitate to leave me feedback and comments - all of your feedback is greatly appreciated! :) And please don't hesitate to send me any messages if you need any help - I will try my best to be here to help you guys :) Thanks for watching! If you found this video helpful, please like and subscribe! JJ
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