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Rare variants of cutaneous leishmaniasis presenting as eczematous lesions.

Ayatollahi J, Fattahi Bafghi A, Shahcheraghi SH - Med J Islam Repub Iran (2014)

Bottom Line: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis may present with clinical presentation such as zosteriform, sporotrichoid and erysipeloid.The eczema variant has rarely been reported.We report a 27- year- old patient with atypical cutaneous leishmaniasis resembling eczema on the hand of a man in Yazd province in the central of Iran.

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Affiliation: 1. Professor, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran. jamshidayatollahi@yahoo.com.

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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis may present with clinical presentation such as zosteriform, sporotrichoid and erysipeloid. The eczema variant has rarely been reported. We report a 27- year- old patient with atypical cutaneous leishmaniasis resembling eczema on the hand of a man in Yazd province in the central of Iran.

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Mentions: A 27- year – old man was referred to our clinic with a 3- month history of an exudatng lesion on the hand (Fig. 1). It had started as a small insect-bite-like lesion and progressed slowly. He denied any history of burns, trauma, drug intake or allergic disorder.


Rare variants of cutaneous leishmaniasis presenting as eczematous lesions.

Ayatollahi J, Fattahi Bafghi A, Shahcheraghi SH - Med J Islam Repub Iran (2014)

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Mentions: A 27- year – old man was referred to our clinic with a 3- month history of an exudatng lesion on the hand (Fig. 1). It had started as a small insect-bite-like lesion and progressed slowly. He denied any history of burns, trauma, drug intake or allergic disorder.

Bottom Line: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis may present with clinical presentation such as zosteriform, sporotrichoid and erysipeloid.The eczema variant has rarely been reported.We report a 27- year- old patient with atypical cutaneous leishmaniasis resembling eczema on the hand of a man in Yazd province in the central of Iran.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: 1. Professor, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran. jamshidayatollahi@yahoo.com.

ABSTRACT
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis may present with clinical presentation such as zosteriform, sporotrichoid and erysipeloid. The eczema variant has rarely been reported. We report a 27- year- old patient with atypical cutaneous leishmaniasis resembling eczema on the hand of a man in Yazd province in the central of Iran.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus