African Trypanosomiasis

T brucei sleeping sickness

Etiology

  • From tsetse fly

Risk Factors

  • Africa
  • Exposure

Symptoms

  • F
  • C
  • HA
  • Delirium
  • Muscle and joint aches
  • Death in mos if untreated

Physical Exam Findings

  • Chancre→ skin sore at bite site, adenopathy