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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 79  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 360--366

Histopathological features in leprosy, post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis, and cutaneous leishmaniasis

1 Department of Pathology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Dermatology, VMM college and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Avninder Singh
Room 602, 6th Floor, National Institute of Pathology-ICMR, Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi - 110 029
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.110795

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Leprosy, cutaneous leishmaniasis, and post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis are common infectious diseases, the latter two being seen mainly in endemic areas. With increased migration within the country, these diseases are now frequently being seen in major cities. This brief review article focused mainly on histopathology will be useful for the dermatologists and pathologists to be familiar with the basic histopathology of these lesions.


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