Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in HIV

Mehta, Vandana and Balachandran, C and Rao, Raghavendra and Kaur, Sumeet and Indusri, Laxmi (2009) Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in HIV. Dermatology Online Jounel, 15 (4). pp. 9-14.

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Cutaneous leishmaniasis is caused by the intracellular protozoan parasite belonging to the genus leishmania and is characterized by a myriad of clinical lesions including papules, nodules, and ulcers. Diffuse cutaneous forms of leishmaniasis are rare. We report a rare case from South India of diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis masquerading as lepromatous leprosy in the context of HIV infection.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Dermatology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2012 07:08
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 07:08
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76970

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