leishmaniasis recidivans

[rĭ-sĭdə-vənz]

n.

A cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica and characterized by a partially healing lesion, intense granuloma production, and development of lesions that produce granulomatous tissue that does not heal sometimes for many years.lupoid leishmaniasis

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