African trypanosomiasis

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Sleeping sickness
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Trypanosoma forms in a blood smear.
ICD-10 B56.
ICD-9 086.5
DiseasesDB 29277 13400
MedlinePlus 001362
MeSH D014353

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Pilar Almonacid ; Aditya Ganti M.B.B.S. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Sleeping sickness; Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense; Rhodesian trypanosomiasis; Trypanosoma brucei gambiense; Gambian trypanosomiasis; Human African trypanosomiasis; West African sleeping sickness; East African sleeping sickness.

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating African trypanosomiasis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

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

Treatment

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

Case Studies

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