Leishmaniasis

A parasitic infection caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. It is transmitted to humans via the bite of sandflies. There are three main forms of the disease: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral leishmaniasis. Cutaneous leishmaniasis causes skin ulcers; mucocutaneous leishmaniasis causes destructive lesions of the mucous membranes of the nose, mouth, and throat; visceral leishmaniasis is the most severe form of the disease and is manifested with anemia, weight loss, hepatomegaly and splenomegaly.

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Leishmaniasis Is a Parasitic Disease Fond In parts Of the tropics , subtropics and Southern, Europe ,it's one of the neg...See More

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SUL 30 C ONCE AND WAIT FOR RESPONCE.. CUTANOUS....SKIN AFF OF


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A 11-yr-old boy presented with recurrent papules over cheeks, chin and lower eye lids for one year. Papules resolve wit...See More

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Thank you for tagging . My answer is NONE OF THE ABOVE ! I go for a simple and common diagnosis of MILIA. For the benefit of colleagues. PIBIDS, a term that refers to the association of Photosensitivity Ichthyosis, Brittle hair, Intellect...


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