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

…ecies and geographic area in which the infection was acquired. Leishmaniasis occurs in three forms: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral. Only the therapy of cutaneous leishmaniasis is discussed here. Treatment Old World Leishmaniasis The following…

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 diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

…nd hairpin vessels, compatible with the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Indeed, leishmania amastigotes were detected by smear from the lesions. Zosteriform presentation of cutaneous leishmaniasis, as exemplified by our patient, is especially ra…

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 patient A 7-year-old girl was presented by her parents with a nodule on the right leg. The lesion had been present for a few weeks and had slowly increased in size. At the time of presentation the lesion measured 6 mm in diameter and it was neit…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.56.1A: Diffuse dermatitis, granulomatous + 10.56.1B: Lymphocytes, plasma cells, and many histiocytes whose cytoplasm is filled with tiny round monomorphous basophilic organisms = Leishmaniasis, acute An American, European, or As…