R. S. DÍAZ-RIVERA, M.D., F.A.C.P.; F. RAMOS-MORALES, M.D.; Z. R. SOTOMAYOR, M.D.; F. LICHTENBERG, M.D.; M. R. GARCÍA-PALMIERI, M.D.; A. A. CINTRÓN-RIVERA, M.D.; E. J. MARCHAND, M.D.
Since the discovery of the parasite by Bilharz in 1851, schistosomiasis has been the subject of numerous publications concerned mainly with its clinical picture, pathology and parasitology. The socio-economic and environmental factors that frequently accompany the disease have been mentioned, but perhaps inadequately stressed. The pathogenesis of the acute phase of the disease was reviewed in a previous communication.1 The study of this stage of the disease is hampered by the lack of clinical material.
Because of serious infections among previously unexposed military personnel in Leyte and other areas of the Far Eastern Theater during World War II, and the
DÍAZ-RIVERA RS, RAMOS-MORALES F, SOTOMAYOR ZR, LICHTENBERG F, GARCÍA-PALMIERI MR, CINTRÓN-RIVERA AA, et al. THE PATHOGENESIS OF MANSON'S SCHISTOSOMIASIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:1082–1107. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-6-1082
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