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Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2004 Feb;97(1):41-2.

[Extra uterine pregnancy associated with a tubal schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma haematobium. A case report from Niger].

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Maternité Issaka Gazoby, BP. 10813 Niamey, Niger. garba@cermes.ne

Abstract

We are reporting the case of a 21-year-old woman hospitalized for pelvic pains in a context of secondary amenorrhoea, whose examinations revealed a tubal pregnancy After surgical operation, the examination of the operative part showed a schistosomal tubal obstruction. Schistosomal tubal obstructions are the cause of ectopic pregnancies and infertility not to be forgotten in endemic areas. The implementation of a control programme based on chemotherapy by praziquantel will enable the reduction of their frequency.

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