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ID DOID:10112
Name sleeping sickness
Definition A trypanosomiasis that results from infection by Trypanosoma brucei and gambiense, which is transmitted by the bite of an infected tsetse fly (Glossina spp). The symptoms include fever, headache, joint pain, itching, confusion, sensory disturbances, poor coordination and sleep disturbances.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_trypanosomiasis, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001362.htm, http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs259/en/
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ICD10CM:B56

ICD9CM:086.5

KEGG:05143

MESH:D014353

NCI:C84541

SNOMEDCT_US_2021_09_01:27031003

UMLS_CUI:C0041228

Subsets

NCIthesaurus

zoonotic_infectious_disease

Synonyms

African sleeping sickness [EXACT]

African trypanosomiasis [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a trypanosomiasis

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