Title

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in a Traveler: A Case Report

Division

West Florida

Hospital

Blake

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

9-21-2019

Keywords

leishmania, vector-borne diseases, sandflies, skin lesions, Psychodidae, pathogenic organisms, tropical diseases

Disciplines

Diagnosis | Internal Medicine | Parasitic Diseases

Abstract

Leishmaniasis, a vector-borne infection transmitted by sandflies, is endemic throughout the Mediterranean basin and the tropics. We present a case diagnosed in Florida after overseas travel.

Publisher or Conference

American College of Physicians Florida Chapter

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