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Leishmaniasis

Introduction: Leishmaniasis

Description of Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis (medical condition): A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic...more »

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Leishmaniasis: sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Leishmaniasis: disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus Leishmania; there are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (Old and New World), diffuse cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral; visceral is characterized by fever, chills, vomiting, anemia, hepatosplenomegaly, leukopenia, hypergammaglobulinemia, emaciation, and an earth-gray color of the skin; cutaneous is characterized by development of single or multiple localized lesions on exposed areas of skin that typically ulcerate.
Source: CRISP

Leishmaniasis: A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus LEISHMANIA. There are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (Old and New World) (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS), diffuse cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS), mucocutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, MUCOCUTANEOUS), and visceral (LEISHMANIASIS, VISCERAL).
Source: MeSH 2007

Leishmaniasis: Related Topics

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Leishmaniasis: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Leishmaniasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Leishmaniasis, or a subtype of Leishmaniasis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Leishmaniasis as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Leishmaniasis as a Disease

Leishmaniasis (medical condition): See Leishmaniasis (disease information).
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Leishmaniasis: Related Diseases

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Leishmaniasis: Article Excerpts

Leishmaniasis (LEASH-ma-NIGH-a-sis) ... (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

Leishmaniasis (LEASH-ma-NIGH-a-sis) ... (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

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Leishmaniasis: Related Disease Topics

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More specific terms for Leishmaniasis:

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Broader terms for Leishmaniasis

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Source - CRISP

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Hierarchical classifications of Leishmaniasis

The following list attempts to classify Leishmaniasis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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