Katayama syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of Katayama syndrome

: schistosomiasis japonica specifically : an acute form usually occurring several weeks after initial infection with the causative schistosome (Schistosoma japonicum)

called also Katayama disease, Katayama fever

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“Katayama syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Katayama%20syndrome. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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