Search Results for: visceral leishmaniasis

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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

…ccur, destroying any benefit gained by the surgical procedures; surgery can trigger reactivation of the infection. New World Leishmaniasis (American Leishmaniasis) Response to therapy is clearly species and subspecies related. Mucocutaneous disease…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…or one anatomic region); Stage II: Disseminated cutaneous (more than 10 lesions, or more than one anatomic area); Stage III: Visceral only; Stage IV: Cutaneous and visceral or pulmonary. The above stages may be further classified using these…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…Immunosuppressed patients Except for those who are severely immunosuppressed, the risk of cutaneous dissemination is low and visceral dissemination is uncommon. These patients do tend to have a more prolonged course, more pain, more extra-dermatomal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

Overview Eosinophilic fasciitis is distinguished from scleroderma by its acute onset; its lack of hand and foot or visceral involvement; the characteristic involvement of the extremities (usually distal legs and arms); its tendency to spontaneously…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ny skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement Stage IVB-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement and visceral disease Treatment Early stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma First Steps Liberal use of emollients to involved skin….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…No distant metastases NA M1a Distant skin, subcutaneous, or nodal metastases Normal M1b Lung metastases Normal M1c All other visceral metastases Normal Any distant metastases Elevated Abbreviations: NA, not applicable; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

…aneous leishmaniasis Widespread nodules resemble those of lepromatous leprosy in persons whose immune response is deficient. Visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar) This systemic disease caused by Leishmania donovani involves the bone marrow, spleen, and…

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