Intermittent fever, splenomegaly and eosinophilia in a recently resettled African refugee

Mohd Noah Abd. Rahman, Penelope Bryant, Desmond Harry Guppy, James Peter Buttery, David Burgner

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We discuss a recently resettled African refugee child with acute schistosomiasis, who presented with fever, hepatosplenomegaly and marked eosinophilia. We outline the differential diagnoses of eosinophilia in the recently resettled refugee and returned traveller and outline the epidemiology and clinical spectrum of schistosomal infection, including controversies in management of acute schistosomiasis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)939 - 941
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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