Chagoma | definition of chagoma by Medical dictionary
Small granuloma in the skin caused by early multiplication of Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease).
chagoma /cha·go·ma/ (chah-go´mah) a skin tumor occurring in Chagas' disease.
The skin lesion produced by acute Chagas disease.
skin tumor in trypanosomiasis due to Trypanosoma cruzi.
References in periodicals archive
The acute stage starts shortly after infection in which a localized skin nodule called a chagoma
appears at the inoculation site.
Approximately 50% of symptomatic Chagas patients develop a chagoma
, which can be described as a nodule or furuncle at the site of the bite (Roberts & Kemp, 2001).
An erythematous primary lesion of Chagas' disease.