[The use of difluoromethylornithine in congenital trypanosomiasis due to Trypanosoma brucei-gambiense].


The authors describe their experience with two cases of congenital Trypanosoma brucei-gambiense trypanosomiasis treated with orally administered difluoromethylornithine. The first case tolerated well his treatment (35 days of DFMO) and has probably been definitively cured. The second case, already in a desperate condition upon admission, died after only 4… (More)


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