chiclero's ulcer

[ chĭ-klĕrōz ]

n.

A form of cutaneous leishmaniasis found among forest workers in Mexico and Central America that commonly erodes the pinna of the ear over a long course of infection, and transmitted by the bite of a sandfly.

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