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Sleeping sickness

Parasite infection - human African trypanosomiasis

Sleeping sickness is an infection caused by tiny parasites carried by certain flies. It results in swelling of the brain.

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  • Obstructive sleep apnea

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  • Sleep studies

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  • Sleepwalking

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  • Sleep patterns in the young and aged

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  • Obstructive sleep apnea

    Obstructive sleep apnea

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  • Natural short sleeper

    Natural short sleeper

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  • Irregular sleep

    Irregular sleep

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  • Sleep disorders

    Animation

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

    Animation

  • Sleep studies

    Sleep studies

    illustration

  • Sleepwalking

    Sleepwalking

    illustration

  • Sleep patterns in the young and aged

    Sleep patterns in the yo...

    illustration

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

    Obstructive sleep apnea

    illustration

  • Natural short sleeper

    Natural short sleeper

    illustration

  • Irregular sleep

    Irregular sleep

    illustration

Review Date: 11/14/2016

Reviewed By: Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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