What disease does the rijuvid Bug cause ?
T. Cruzi is transmitted through the rejuvid bug and causes Chagas disease.
What is chagas disease characterized by ?
Romanas sign which marks the acute phase of the disease. It is a edema of palpebre
What happens in the chronic phase of chagas disease ?
Can Occure Decades Later
GI toxicity- Megacolon and mega esophagus /
cardiac toxicity- Cardiac Failure, Arrhythmias and Heart Block .
How is african and american sleeping sickness different ?
American is the Rejuvid Bug and African is the Tetsie Fly
African Causes Trypanisome Cancers and Mainly manifests as a neurologic condition
Insomnia and restlessness and personality change
Nodules over bony prominances
Burrowing Flea, Gets in African Kids feet and causes irritation