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trypanosomiasis +     
Chagas disease +   
Infection with the protozoan parasite TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, a form of TRYPANOSOMIASIS endemic in Central and South America. It is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the parasite. Infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of PARASYMPATHETIC GANGLIA; CHAGAS CARDIOMYOPATHY; and dysfunction of the ESOPHAGUS or COLON.
sleeping sickness  
Trypanosomiasis, Bovine 

Exact Synonyms: American Trypanosomiasis ;   South American Trypanosomiasis ;   chagas' disease with digestive system involvement ;   chagas' disease with nervous system involvement ;   chagas' disease with other organ involvement
Primary IDs: MESH:D014355 ;   RDO:0005180
Xrefs: GARD:6030 ;   ICD9CM:086.2
Definition Sources: "DO", MESH:D014355

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