oriental sore


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Noun1.oriental sore - leishmaniasis of the skinoriental sore - 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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CL is also known as 'Aleppo boil', 'Baghdad boil', 'Bay sore', 'Biskra button', 'Chiclero ulcer', 'Delhi boil', 'Kandahar sore', 'Lahore sore', 'Leishmaniasis tropica', 'Oriental sore', 'Pian bois', and 'Uta' in respective areas (9).
The disease should be differentiated from common warts, blastomycosis, hypertrophic lichen planus and oriental sore in an endemic area.
Treatment of leishmaniasis nodosa (oriental sore) with intralesionally injected emetine hydrochloride.