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DOID DOID:12140
Name Chagas disease
Definition A trypanosomiasis that is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the flagellate protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted to humans and other mammals by an insect vector, the blood-sucking assassin bugs of the subfamily Triatominae (family Reduviidae), most commonly species belonging to the Triatoma, Rhodnius, and Panstrongylus genera. The symptoms include fever, fatigue, body aches, headache, rash, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, swelling of the eyelids and myocarditis.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagas_disease
Xrefs

GARD:6030

ICD9CM:086.2

KEGG:05142

MESH:D014355

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:54570006

UMLS_CUI:C0007932

Alternateids

DOID:0050016

DOID:0050019

DOID:0050020

Subsets

zoonotic_infectious_disease

Synonyms

American trypanosomiasis [RELATED]

Chagas' disease [EXACT]

chagas' disease with digestive system involvement [EXACT]

chagas' disease with nervous system involvement [EXACT]

chagas' disease with other organ involvement [EXACT]

Relationships

is_a trypanosomiasis

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