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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

…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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…e 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 subtypes: Subtype A: No signs or symptoms; Subtype B: Systemic symptom…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

…leads to severe disfigurement. Disseminated anergic cutaneous leishmaniasis Widespread nodules resemble those of lepromatous leprosy in persons whose immune response is deficient. Visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar) This systemic disease caused by L…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

Treatment Herpes zoster First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for herpes zoster includes the treatment of the acute eruption and therapy for herpetic neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Confirmation of herpes zoster by viral direct fluoresc…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

Overview Therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma often requires specialized knowledge, and for this reason it is often appropriate to refer such patients to a medical center with specialized knowledge in the management of CTCL. Since early aggressive t…

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

Melanoma: Principles of Management of Melanoma

Principles of Management of Melanoma Prognosis is largely determined by histologic features of the primary melanoma (depth of invasion and/or the degree to which the tumor has invaded the skin, as well as ulceration and mitotic index). The major ind…

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…

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