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Image Number 2381 (Cutaneous Leishmaniasis)


Diagnosis: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Site: Lips

Sex: M

Age: 56


Description: Asymptomatic, crusted, indurated plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged man presented with two, asymptomatic, large, crusted, indurated red plaques on the forehead and lower lip of 8 months duration. Skin biopsy confirmed cutaneous leishmaniasis with plenty of Leishman-Donovan bodies seen on Giems's stain.

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