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Table 1 Distribution and types of lesion in the urinary tract.

From: Ultrasonographic screening of urinary schistosomiasis infected patients in Agulu community, Anambra state, southeast Nigeria

Organ and types of lesions No. % Score*
1. Urinary bladder (n = 60)    
   Shape - Normal 37 61.7 -
- Distorted 23 38.3 23
2. Bladder wall (n = 60)    
   Normal 37 61.7 -
   Irregularity 15 25.5 30
   Thickening 6 10 12
   Mass 2 3.3 4
   Pseudopolyp 0 0 -
Urinary bladder intermediate score    69
3. Kidney (n = 60)    
   Right pelvis not dilated 56 93.3 -
   Right pelvis moderately dilated 4 6.7 24
   Marked hydronephrosis 0 0 -
   Left pelvis not dilated 59 98.3 -
   Left pelvis moderately dilated 1 1.7 6
   Marked hydronephrosis 0 0 -
Upper urinary tract intermediate score    30
Final S. haematobium score    99
  1. *WHO (2000) recommended mode of scoring.
  2. n = number examined