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Image Number 1915 (Baghdad boil)


Diagnosis: Baghdad boil

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: M

Age: 40


Description: Indurated plaque.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A large, solitary, indurated, crusted plaque studded with many pustules occupying most of the dorsal surface of the hand of 8 months duration. Skin biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis. 

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