Lingual leishmaniasis complicating visceral disease

Shirin A. Mazumder, Soumya Pandey, Susan C. Brewer, Vickie S. Baselski, Peter J. Weina, MacK A. Land, James M. Fleckenstein

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Leishmania species are obligate intracellular parasites transmitted by various types of female sand flies. The clinical syndrome that results depends on a number of factors including the Leishmania species and immune response of the host. Here, we report successful treatment of lingual leishmaniasis complicating visceral disease in an immunocompetent patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-214
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Travel Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

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    Mazumder, S. A., Pandey, S., Brewer, S. C., Baselski, V. S., Weina, P. J., Land, M. A., & Fleckenstein, J. M. (2010). Lingual leishmaniasis complicating visceral disease. Journal of Travel Medicine, 17(3), 212-214.