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Disease Chagas Cardiomyopathy

Name Chagas Cardiomyopathy
Synonyms Cardiomyopathy, Chagas | Cardiomyopathy, Chagas' | Cardiovascular Trypanosomiasis | Chagas' Cardiomyopathy | Myocarditis, Chagas | Trypanosomiasis, Cardiovascular
Definition A disease of the CARDIAC MUSCLE developed subsequent to the initial protozoan infection by TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI. After infection, less than 10% develop acute illness such as MYOCARDITIS (mostly in children). The disease then enters a latent phase without clinical symptoms until about 20 years later. Myocardial symptoms of advanced CHAGAS DISEASE include conduction defects (HEART BLOCK) and CARDIOMEGALY.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D002598

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1. DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Protozoan Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Euglenozoa Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Trypanosomiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chagas Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chagas Cardiomyopathy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiomyopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chagas Cardiomyopathy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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