Schistosomiasis of the bladder
Patient involved in a motor vehicle accident. Lumbar spine x rays.
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Note the subtle curvilinear calcification of the bladder wall. A typical finding in bilharzia.
In South Africa bilharziasis (another term for schistosomiasis) is contracted only in east flowing rivers (i.e. those flowing toward the Indian ocean).
Theodor Bilharz died of typhoid in Egypt.