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<clinical examination> Marked oedema of one or both eyelids, usually a unilateral palpebral oedema, thought to be a sensitization response to the bite of a triatomine bug infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, and a strong suggestion of acute Chagas' disease.

(05 Mar 2000)

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