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Image Number 1692 (Cutaneous Leishmaniasis)


Diagnosis: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: M

Age: 21


Description: Indurated dull red papules and nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young adult living in a rural area presented with multiple, asymptomatic, indurated, dull red papules and nodules involved the dorsum of left hand and right thigh of 10 months duration. The lesions arranged in a way that the mother lesion was surrounded by many similar but smaller satellite lesions. Systemic pentostam gave very nice result.

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