How long after initial Chagas infection can patients develop a cardiac myopathy?

Bottom line:  In patients with symptomatic disease, over 60% develop a cardiac myopathy over the course of years or decades.

Lescure F, et al.  Chagas disease: changes in knowledge and  management.                        Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Aug;10(8):556-70.


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