Disease Information for Schistosomiasis, chronic hepatic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Pruritic/itching rash
Rash, chronic/Dermatitis
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Recurrent ascites
Lymphadenopathy Systemic
Enlarged left lobe/liver
Hepatosplenomegaly
Jaundice, recurrent
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Tender liver/liver pain
Muscle Pain
Myalgias
Splenomegaly
Chronic Fatigue
Weight Loss
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Esophageal varices Normal LFT labs Liver spared
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/pond water/river water/fresh water
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Ethiopia
Residence/travel/Low lands/Wet lands/River valley areas
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Activity/Swimming
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Schistosomiasis ELISA antibodies
Microlab/Schistosomiasis IHA antibodies
Serum specific antibodies increased
Microlab/Serol/Specific titers present
Microlab/Stool ova/parasites/abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hepatic Enzymes Abnormal (Lab)
Liver Functions Abnormal (Lab)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Eosinophiles (LAB)
Alkaline phosphatase, serum (Lab)
ALT (SGPT) (Alanine transferase) (Lab)
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
Bilirubin, serum (Lab)
IGE/Immunoglobulin E (Lab)
STOOL Leukocytes
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Gastroscopy/Esophageal varices
Pathology
BX/Intestinal biopsy/Granuloma
BX/Lymph node biopsy/Granulomatous changes
BX/Liver biopsy/Granulomas in liver
BX/Liver biopsy/Periportal fibrosis
BX/Liver biopsy/Periportal fibrosis, severe
PATH/Granulomas in spleen
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
CT Scan/Thickened/small-bowel wall/ABD
CT Scan/Liver Right lobe/atrophy/Left/caudate enlarged
X-RAY
Xray/Pulmonary artery vascularity increased/Chest
Xray/Abdominal calcifications/ABD
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Right Diaphragm Elevated/Chest
X-RAY With contrast
SBS/Mucosal pattern irregular/swollen
UGI/Esophageal varices
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Carcinoma, hepatocellular
Associated Disease & Complications
Ascites
Bilirubinemia
Carcinoma, hepatocellular
Chronic glomerulonephritis
Cirrhosis
Eosinophilia Hypereosinophilia
Esophageal varices
Gastric varices
Granulomatous liver/hepatitis syndrome
Hepatic encephalopathy
Hepatic failure
Hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari)
Hepatitis, secondary
Perforated viscus
Perforation/colon
Peritoneal Effusion
Peritoneum, adhesions
Portal hypertension
Portal vein thrombosis
Pulmonary hypertension
Schistosomiasis, hepatic
Splenic vein thrombosis
Splenomegaly congestive, chronic
Upper GI bleeding
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Parasites (category)
AGENT/Snail vector
AGENT/Trematode parasite (example)
Class
CLASS/Liver involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Liver/gallbladder/ducts (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Larval skin penetration site
Pathophysiology/Bleeding from Portal Veins
Pathophysiology/Presinusoidal portal hypertension
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous CNS/brain/cord
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Synonyms
Synonym
chronic, Hepatic schistosomiasis, Hepatic schistosomiasis (disorder), Liver schistosomiasis, Schistosomiasis liver, Synonym/Katayama's fever, Synonym/Snail fever
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Praziquantel (Biltricide)
Definition
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