cutaneous leishmaniasis


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Related to cutaneous leishmaniasis: mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
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Noun1.cutaneous leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the skincutaneous leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions
kala azar, leishmaniasis, leishmaniosis - sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
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The doctors say the incidence of cutaneous leishmaniasis is going up in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the number of girls affected by it running into thousands.
Epidemiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis. J Pak Assoc Dermatol.
Some treatments have been reported for cutaneous leishmaniasis. Intralesional meglumine antimoniate (MA) is one of these treatments; nonetheless, high cost, low compliance, and systemic toxicity have restricted the use of all these treatments.
Experience with New World cutaneous leishmaniasis in travelers.
PCR and Microscopic Identification of Isolated Leishmania tropica from Clinical Samples of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Human Population of Kohat Region in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is the most common form of the disease.
Material and Methods: One hundred patients of cutaneous leishmaniasis from dermatology OPD were selected after informed consent and permission from Hospital Ethical committee.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of combined intra-lesional meglumine antimoniate and cryotherapy versus cryotherapy alone for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in our population.
Nonulcerated cutaneous leishmaniasis (NUCL) is a rare form of leishmaniasis described in areas of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) transmission in Central America, including Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.

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