Posts Tagged ‘Chagas Disease’

American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas Disease) and the skin (For professionals)

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Synonyms: Chagas Disease, Portugueuse (Português): doença de Chagas, barbeiro. Spanish (Español): enfermedad de Chagas-Mazza, mal de Chagas, vinchuca, pito, chinche, chipo, chupança, chinchorro. Also called Chagas’s disease, it is a protozoan infection transmitted through an triatomine insect bite (“kissing bugs”). It is prevalent from the south of the USA to South America and infects up […]

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