anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis

[ăn′thrə-pə-nŏtĭk]

n.

A form of cutaneous leishmaniasis occurring in urban areas in western and central Asia and characterized by a painless, chronic, dry ulceration that develops from two to eight months after the bite from the transmitting sandfly bite and heals in about a year, often leaving a scar.

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