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Cutaneous leishmaniasis

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cutaneous leishmaniasis is available below.

Symptoms of Cutaneous leishmaniasis

Treatments for Cutaneous leishmaniasis

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Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Deaths

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Causes of Cutaneous leishmaniasis

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Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and 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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Clinical Trials for Cutaneous leishmaniasis

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Definitions of Cutaneous leishmaniasis:

Leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Related Cutaneous leishmaniasis Info

More information about Cutaneous leishmaniasis

  1. Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
 

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