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Image Number 4830 (Cutaneous Leishmaniasis)


Diagnosis: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 10


Description: A slightly painful solitary crusted plaque on the leg of a 10-year-old boy of two months duration.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 A slightly painful solitary crusted moderately indurated red plaque on the leg of two months duration. Systemic antibiotics were given for one week to eradicate secondary bacterial infection then intralesional sodium stibogluconate was infiltrated intrdermally every 10 days and was successful in inducing cure after sessions with minimal residual scar.

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