Romana's sign


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Romana's sign

Closure of one eye as a result of a firm, reddish swelling in the upper eyelid in CHAGAS' DISEASE. (Cecilio Romana, Argentinian physician, b. 1899).
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The most recognized symptom of acute Chagas infection is the Romana's sign, or swelling of the eye on one side of the face, usually at the bite wound or where feces were rubbed into the eye.