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Image Number 2207 (Baghdad boil)


Diagnosis: Baghdad boil

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: M

Age: 5


Description: Multiple noduloulcerative lesions.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Multiple, painless, indurated, crusted, red nodules and plaques with central ulceration on the dorsum of the hand of 4 months duration. The second photo shows partial improvement of the lesions after 5 i.m injections of sodium stibogluconate given 10 mg per kg body weight every other day, All lesions cured after 12 injections.

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