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complications of Chagas disease, what diseases will Chagas disease cause?

complications of Chagas disease, what diseases will Chagas disease cause?

Complications of Chagas disease

Common complications: arrhythmia, congestive heart failure

Complications of Chagas disease

Congestive heart failure Chronic trypanosomiasis is mostly manifested as enlarged heart, extensive myocardial damage, and abnormal heart structure, coupled with the existence of long-term arrhythmia or ventricular aneurysm, congestive heart failure can occur in the late stage of the disease.

2. Arrhythmia This disease is very prone to complicated with malignant ventricular arrhythmia, especially ventricular premature contractions, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, etc.; 2/3 of patients have heart block, often right bundle branch Conduction block and so on.

3. Ventricular aneurysms can be seen in the myocardium of patients with this disease, such as myocardial fibrosis, cardiac hypertrophy, atrioventricular cavity dilatation, and occasional aneurysm-like protrusions and thrombosis in the apex of the heart.

4. Embolization of thrombosis in the apex and atrium can cause brain or pulmonary embolism, and sudden death can occur in severe cases.

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