A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

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An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leishmaniasis: Overview

Overview As with all infectious diseases, the diagnosis of leishmaniasis should be established by identifying the causative agent in the affected tissue by culture, scrapings, or biopsy. Response to therapy is significantly related to the causative…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis Synonyms Leishmaniosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized in Oriental sore, widespread in the mucocutaneous and post-kala-azar types, and disseminated in the anergic cuta…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis

…would like to discuss on the report on “Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis” [1] Ramot et al. reported that “dermoscopy has proven to be an accessible and easy tool to diagnose such atypical presentation of cutaneous leishmaniasis, and dermatol…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An unclear, chronic nasal ulcer

…gingival mucosa. What is your diagnosis? Answer Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis Discussion Polymerase chain reaction disclosed Leishmania spp. The diagnosis of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (MCL) was made. Intravenous glucantime (20 mg/kg/day) for 30 days…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…the bite of certain species of the sand fly [1-3]. Clinically leishmaniasis shows a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations including localized cutaneous lesions, mucocutaneous involvement, or disseminated and potentially lethal infections. The para…