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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 145-146

Unusual presentation of cutaneous leishmaniasis

Anup Kumar Lahiry 
 Department of Dermatology, Bukayriyah General Hospital, Bukayriyah, Gassim, Saudi Arabia

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Anup Kumar Lahiry
H No: 1-20-23, Venkatapuram, Trimulghery, Secunderabad-15, Andhra Pradesh
Saudi Arabia

Cutaneous leis hmaniasis is endemic in some regions of Saudi Arabia. A case with uncommon hyperkeratotic type of lesion was seen. Being an endemic zone, a slit- skin smear was done and stained with Giemsa«SQ»s stain. Smears howed Leishman Donovan bodies within and outside the macrophages. Significant improvement, followed by complete resolution of the lesion was seen with ketoconazole treatment.


How to cite this article:
Lahiry A. Unusual presentation of cutaneous leishmaniasis.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002;68:145-146


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Lahiry A. Unusual presentation of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2002 [cited 2020 Nov 27 ];68:145-146
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