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Image Number 2265 (Cutaneous Leishmaniasis)


Diagnosis: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 15


Description: slowly growing ulcers.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This boy presented with two painless and non tender slowly growing ulcers on the dorsal surface of the hand and forearm of 4 months duration. The ulcers were large in size with granular base and violaceous punched out borders. Smear with Giemsa stain showed Leishman Donovan bodies.

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