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chagas' disease Explained

Chagas' disease at English (WD) Of Explained:

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Etymology

Named after Brazilian physician Category: w - :Carlos Chagas|Carlos Chagas (1879-1934), who first described it in 1909.

Noun

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  • Inter: diseas » e A form of trypanosomiasis prevalent in South America, caused by a parasitic trypanosome. It is transmitted to mammals such as humans through an insect bite. Symptoms include fever, oedema, cardiomyopathy, and enlargement of the spleen and lymph nodes; and can be fatal.

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