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Can a dilation of the ascending aorta be temporary and caused by infection?

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Dr. Christian Assad
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not Temporary

Chagas disease is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi.
It can cause aortic dilation aka aneurysm. Once dilation happens it is not temporary. Close monitoring needed.

In brief: Not Temporary

Chagas disease is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi.
It can cause aortic dilation aka aneurysm. Once dilation happens it is not temporary. Close monitoring needed.
Dr. Christian Assad
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