CUTANEOUS LEISHMANIASIS: MAIN SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT AND HOW TO PREVENT - INFECTIOUS DISEASES

How to identify and treat cutaneous leishmaniasis



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Human cutaneous leishmaniasis is an infectious disease that is spread around the world, caused by infection by the protozoan Leishmania , which causes painless wounds on the skin and mucous membranes of the body. In Brazil, American tegumentary leishmaniasis, popularly known as "bauru ulcer" or "bruised wound", is transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Lutzomyia , known as straw mosquitoes, and the treatment is done under the guidance of the dermatologist