Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Introduction
Cutaneous leishmaniasis: A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species which is transmitted through the bite of an infected sandfly. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis. Cutaneous leishmaniasis tends to be limited to skin lesions that can take weeks or years to heal, often leaving a scar.
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causes, and treatments of Cutaneous leishmaniasis is available below.
Symptoms of Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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symptoms of Cutaneous leishmaniasis
Treatments for Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Cutaneous leishmaniasis?
Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Deaths
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Causes of Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Disease Topics Related To Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Cutaneous leishmaniasis
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities....read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure...read more »
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Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Research about Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Clinical Trials for Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Cutaneous leishmaniasis include:
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Clinical Trials for Cutaneous leishmaniasis
Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Cutaneous leishmaniasis
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Definitions of Cutaneous leishmaniasis:
Leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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