West-African trypanosomiasis in a returned traveller from Ghana: an unusual cause of progressive neurological decline.

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West-African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense is a rare imported infection presenting with somnolence, lymphadenopathy and wide-ranging neurological symptoms. A 67-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 10-month history of cognitive deterioration, ataxic gait, somnolence and urinary incontinence. His symptoms had progressed more… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2014-204451

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@article{Elliott2014WestAfricanTI, title={West-African trypanosomiasis in a returned traveller from Ghana: an unusual cause of progressive neurological decline.}, author={Ivo Elliott and Trupti N Patel and Jagrit Shah and Pradhib Venkatesan}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2014}, volume={2014} }