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PEREZ LEON, Jorge Luis; KINDELAN MERCERON, Farah María  and  ASPRON FERNANDEZ, Aymara. Schistosomiasis masoni. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.2, pp.216-220. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 10 years patient is presented who attended Santa Johana doctor´s office, Itamarandiba municipality, Minas Gerais Brazilian state, accompanied by his mother, due to abdominal pain of colic type, with diarrhea mixed with blood and loss of appetite, also a light mucouscutaneous paleness, which corresponded to a schistosomiasis mansoni. The pertinent exams were carried out and the appropriate treatment was indicated, so that the boy had a favorable clinical course

Keywords : child; schistosomiasis masoni; parasitic disease; polluted water; Brazil.

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