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Signs of Leishmaniasis

Symptoms of Leishmaniasis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Leishmaniasis may include:

Note that Leishmaniasis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Leishmaniasis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Leishmaniasis:

Leishmania Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

People who have cutaneous leishmaniasis have one or more sores on their skin. The sores can change in size and appearance over time. They often end up looking somewhat like a volcano, with a raised edge and central crater. Some sores are covered by a scab. The sores can be painless or painful. Some people have swollen glands near the sores (for example, under the arm if the sores are on the arm or hand). (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

Leishmania Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

People who have visceral leishmaniasis usually have fever, weight loss, and an enlarged spleen and liver (usually the spleen is bigger than the liver). Some patients have swollen glands. Certain blood tests are abnormal. For example, patients usually have low blood counts, including a low red blood cell count (anemia), low white blood cell count, and low platelet count. (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

More Symptoms of Leishmaniasis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Leishmaniasis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Leishmaniasis?

The phrase "signs of Leishmaniasis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Leishmaniasis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Leishmaniasis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Leishmaniasis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Leishmaniasis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Leishmaniasis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Leishmaniasis signs or Leishmaniasis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Leishmaniasis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Leishmaniasis symptoms.


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