Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in a Traveler: A Case Report

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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in a Traveler: A Case Report

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Division

West Florida

Hospital

Blake

Specialty

Infectious Disease

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

5-2020

Keywords

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

Disciplines

Dermatology | Infectious Disease | 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.

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Originally presented at the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians, September 20-22, 2019.

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in a Traveler: A Case Report

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