CARLOS CHAGASChagas disease, alsoknown as Americantrypanosomiasis, is atropical parasiticdisease caused by theflagellate protozoanTrypanosoma cruzi. It is characterized because is a parasites that can seriously injure the heart and the digestive and nervous system.
Are estimated to be infected with Chagas disease between 15 and 17 million people each year, of which about 50,000 die.Poorest ruralareas of Latin United States America
• One of the 13 most neglectedWHO tropical diseases in the world. • Disease of poverty.PAHO
Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of the disease, is a member of the genus Trypanosoma, which is thesame genus as the infectious agent that causes African sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis).
Signs and different symptomsSigns and symptoms of typhoid fever• Heavy sweating. • There leukopenia and relative lymphocytosis eosinopenia
• Delirium is frequent (Thisdelirium gives to typhoidfever called nerve). intestinal bleeding due to congestion of the Peyers patches (serious but not necessarily fatal).
• Signs and Symptoms of Chagas DiseaseThe sign of Romagna is characteristic ofChagas disease acute infection and swelling of the eye
• local cutaneous nodule called chagoma inoculation.The patient can develop unilateralperiorbital edema, conjunctivitis andpreauricular lymphadenitis