Penjdeh Sore

Penjdeh Sore

 

(also Penjdeh ulcer), a common name for the ulcerous form of cutaneous leishmaniasis. It is named after the Penjdeh Oasis (Penkinskii Oasis), the former name of the Takhta-Bazar Oasis in the Turkmen SSR, where the Russian scientists L. L. Gel’denreikh and I. Rapchevskii observed the disease in the 1880’s.

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