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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yazan Daaboul, M.D., Raviteja Guddeti, M.B.B.S. [2], Tamar Sifri [3]

Synonyms and Keywords: Chagas' disease; American trypanosomiasis; Trypanosoma cruzi infection

Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Chagas disease from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1


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