2023
DOI: 10.1590/s1678-9946202365002
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Schistosomiasis of liver graft as a differential diagnosis of abnormal liver tests after transplantation: report of two cases

Abstract: Schistosomiasis is a major health problem that affects over 200 million people worldwide. There are few reports of Schistosoma mansoni found in liver transplants as well as scarce information about the course of the disease and the long-term effects on the graft. Herein, we report two cases of schistosomiasis in liver transplant recipients who presented abnormal serum liver enzymes, with evidence of gradual improvement after antiparasitic treatment. Furthermore, we discuss the possible r… Show more

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