Disease Information for Leishmaniasis, mucocutaneous

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cutaneous granulomatous ulceration/signs
Cutaneous ulcer/Skin ulcer
Skin Ulcer with Eschar
Lip blisters/mucocutaneous blisters
Nasal ulceration/cutaneous sore
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in Immigrants
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Africa
Residence/travel/Ethiopia
Residence/travel/Persian Gulf
Residence/travel/Somalia
Residence/Travel/Sudan
Recent Event
Recent/Travel
Recent/Travel/International 6-18 months ago
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
X-RAY
Xray/Nasal bone/cartilage destruction
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Chagas disease
Laryngitis, chronic
Sporotrichosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Ulceroglandular syndrome
Granulomatous Dermatitis
Leg ulcers
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Intracellular organism pathophysiology
AGENT/Leishmania disease (ex)
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
AGENT/Percutaneous transmission agent (ex)
AGENT/Trypanosomes/Leishmaniasis (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cytokine gene polymorphism
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous skin areas/lesions
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amphotericin B (Fungizone)
RX/Antimony gluconate
RX/Meglumine antimonate
RX/Pentamidine (Pentam 300)
RX/Stibogluconate (Pentostam)
Definition

A disease characterized by the chronic, progressive spread of lesions from New World cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by species of the L. braziliensis complex to the nasal, pharyngeal, and buccal mucosa some time after the appearance of the initial cutaneous lesion. Nasal obstruction and epistaxis are frequent presenting symptoms.

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