Leishmaniose tegumentar americana: apresentação pouco comum

Leishmaniose tegumentar americana: apresentação pouco comum

Alternative title American tegumentary leishmaniasis: an unusual presentation
Author Guedes, Antonio Carlos Martins Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Carvalho, Maria de Lourdes Ribeiro de Google Scholar
Melo, Maria Norma Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract We report the case of a patient with American cutaneous leishmaniasis and prominent lesions on the face. Diagnostic criteria included clinical and epidemiological data, Montenegro's skin test. identification of Leishmania by means of polymerase chain reaction and clinical response to treatment. Our report is important to call attention to an unusual presentation of American cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Keywords Cutaneous leishmaniasis
Leishmania
Leishmaniasis
Polymerase chain reaction
Language Portuguese
Date 2008-09-01
Published in Anais Brasileiros De Dermatologia. Rio De Janeiro Rj: Soc Brasileira Dermatologia, v. 83, n. 5, p. 445-449, 2008.
ISSN 0365-0596 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Soc Brasileira Dermatologia
Extent 445-449
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962008000500009
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000261448000009
SciELO ID S0365-05962008000500009 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/42497

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