urinary schistosomiasis -->
schistosomiasis haematobium
medical dictionary

Infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and haematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.

Synonyms: bladder schistosomiasis, Egyptian haematuria, endemic haematuria, urinary schistosomiasis.

American spelling: schistosomiasis hematobium

(05 Mar 2000)