cutaneous leishmaniasis


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cutaneous leishmaniasis

[kyü′tā·nē·əs lēsh·mə′nī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
A parasitic skin infection by Leishmania tropica characterized by deep ulcers of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
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Cutaneous leishmaniasis in soldiers from Fort Campbell, Kentucky returning from operation Iraqi freedom highlights diagnostic and therapeutic options.
Effective immunization against cutaneous leishmaniasis with recombinant bacille Calmette-Guerin expressing the Leishmania surface proteinase gp63.
Successful treatment of drug-resistant cutaneous leishmaniasis in humans by use of imiquimod, an immunomodulator.
The US Department of Defense (DOD) has banned all American soldiers returning from Iraq from giving blood for up to one year to prevent the possible spread of cutaneous Leishmaniasis.
Leishmania major: The suitability of East African nonhuman primates as animal models for cutaneous leishmaniasis.
3 million grant from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research for Bioral Amphotericin B, an oral formulation of the fungicidal treatment amphotericin B in BDSI's patented Bioral drug delivery technology, to further study the formulation in the treatment of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis.
14) The sand fly P duboscqi is a major vector of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Africa.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), the most common form of the disease (3), is endemic in most Mediterranean countries (4).
ambrosioides against experimental cutaneous leishmaniasis in BALB/c mice caused by Leishmania amazonensis.
The incidence of leishmaniasis is increasing in the world; between one million and one-half million cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis are reported annually worldwide [32].
1) It can present as cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), localized leishmania lymphadenitis, mucosal leishmaniasis (ML), or diffuse multiorgan involvement (kala azar).

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