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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