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Image Number 1466 (Cutaneous Leishmaniasis)

 
Morphology:
Swelling

Diagnosis: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Site: Lips

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type:

Description: Indurated swelling of the upper lip.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young adult person presented with a diffuse, indurated, crusted erythematous swelling of the upper lip of 4 months duration with purulent discharge. Biopsy showed many intracellular Leishman-Donovan bodies within the dermis. He responded well to systemic sodium stibogluconate antimonate plus systemic antibiotic for the associated secondary bacterial infection.

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