Case series of adenocarcinoma of the prostate associated with Schistosoma haematobium infection in Tanzania
Mazigo, Humphrey D., Zinga, Maria, Heukelbach, Jorg, and Rambau, Peter (2010) Case series of adenocarcinoma of the prostate associated with Schistosoma haematobium infection in Tanzania. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, 2 (3). pp. 307-309.
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In endemic areas, schistosomiasis has been associated with the pathogenesis of bladder, prostate, colorectal and renal carcinoma. However, the relationship between prostate cancer and schistosomiasis infection remains controversial. Here we present a series of three cases from Tanzania of prostatic adenocarcinoma associated with urinary schistosomiasis.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||adenocarcinoma, prostate, Schistosoma haematobium, schistosomiasis, Tanzania|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||13 May 2011 14:28|
|Last Modified:||13 May 2011 14:28|
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