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Image Number 693 (Leishmaniasis)

 
Morphology:
Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Leishmaniasis

Site: Arm,upper

Sex: M

Age: 46

Type: Clinical

Description: Two adjacent nodules

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: 46 year old American contractor in Iraq during recent military conflict. Returned to USA and developed multiple firm, erythematous nodules, which ulcerated in center. Biopsy + for parasitized histiocytes and CDC grew L. tropica. Patient successfully treated with fluconazole.

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