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Disease Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous

Name Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Synonyms American Leishmaniasis | Cutaneous Leishmaniases | Cutaneous Leishmaniasis | Leishmaniases, Cutaneous | Leishmaniasis, American | Leishmaniasis, New World | Leishmaniasis, Old World | New World Leishmaniasis | Old World Leishmaniasis | Oriental Sore | Sore, Oriental
Definition An endemic disease that is characterized by the development of single or multiple localized lesions on exposed areas of skin that typically ulcerate. The disease has been divided into Old and New World forms. Old World leishmaniasis is separated into three distinct types according to epidemiology and clinical manifestations and is caused by species of the L. tropica and L. aethiopica complexes as well as by species of the L. major genus. New World leishmaniasis, also called American leishmaniasis, occurs in South and Central America and is caused by species of the L. mexicana or L. braziliensis complexes.
Categories Parasitic disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D016773
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1. DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Protozoan Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Euglenozoa Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leishmaniasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Skin Diseases, Parasitic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leishmaniasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Infectious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Parasitic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leishmaniasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Leishmaniasis, Diffuse Cutaneous
  Leishmaniasis, Mucocutaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes