Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in HIV

Mehta, Vandana and Balachandran, C and Rao, Raghavendra and Kaur, Sumeet Dil and Indusri, Laxmi (2009) Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in HIV. Dermatology Online Journal., 15 (5).

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Abstract

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 09:27
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 09:27
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76988

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