Brain involvement in the chronic cardiac form of Chagas' disease.

@article{Pittella1985BrainII,
  title={Brain involvement in the chronic cardiac form of Chagas' disease.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Eymard Homem Pittella},
  journal={The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1985},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={313-7}
}
A pathological systematized study of the brain in 31 cases of the chronic form of cardiac Chagas' disease was undertaken. In three cases (10%), granulomatous encephalitis in multiple non-systematized foci was observed. In one case, a recent active process was involved, with the presence of parasites. In two cases, it was suggested that lesions were reliquat… CONTINUE READING