Childhood leishmaniasis: report of 106 cases.

  title={Childhood leishmaniasis: report of 106 cases.},
  author={Monia Kharfi and Rym Benmously and Nadia El fekih and Meriem Daoud and Zohra Fitouri and Inçaf Mokhtar and Sa{\"i}da Ben Becher and Mohamed Ridha Kamoun},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  volume={10 2},
In Tunisia there are three epidemic clinical forms of cutaneous leishmaniasis. They are associated with three different species of Leishmania and are observed in different geographical areas. We undertook a single-center retrospective analysis of childhood leishmaniasis in order to describe epidemio-clinical profile, therapeutic characteristics and clinical outcomes of affected patients. The study comprises 166 children with 132 lesions of cutaneous leishmaniasis. The subjects ages range from 5… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Parasitological and biochemical studies on cutaneous leishmaniasis in Shara’b District, Taiz, Yemen

Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials • 2017
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Cutaneous leishmaniasis treatment.

Travel medicine and infectious disease • 2007
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Pediatric cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic region in India.

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene • 2014
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…