[Clinical features and diagnosis of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in patients of an endemic area in Salta].

@article{Estani1998ClinicalFA,
  title={[Clinical features and diagnosis of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in patients of an endemic area in Salta].},
  author={Sergio Sosa Estani and Aldo Campanini and Angel J Sinagra and Carlos Michel Luna and M. O. Peralta and V Coutada and Laura Medina and Adelina Rosa Riarte and Dominique Salomon and Andr{\'e}s Garc{\'i}a G{\'o}mez and Elsa Leonor Segura},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={1998},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={685-91}
}
A total of 39 patients with a clinical diagnosis of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, in an endemic area for leishmaniasis in Salta, Argentina, were examined between June 1990 and December 1992. Of these cases, 87% (34/39) presented the cutaneous simple form, 10.3% the cutaneous multiple form and 2.6% the mucosal form. Lesions were more frequently located in legs and arms (71.8%), followed by trunk and multiple location (10.3%). Of the patients, 43% were housewives, students or children, suggesting… CONTINUE READING