diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis


n.

A chronic form of leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania aethiopia in Ethiopia and Kenya and by various subspecies of L. mexicana in Central and South America, and characterized by nonulcerating, non-necrotizing skin lesions that spread over the body.anergic leishmaniasis disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis leishmaniasis tegumentaria diffusa

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