Comparative analysis of the geographic distribution of the histopathological spectrum and Leishmania species of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil.

@article{Souza2012ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative analysis of the geographic distribution of the histopathological spectrum and Leishmania species of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil.},
  author={Linton Wallis Figueiredo Souza and Simone Vilas Trancoso Souza and Ana Cristina Carvalho Botelho},
  journal={Anais brasileiros de dermatologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={
          369-74
        }
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the relationship between specific geographical differences and histopathology of the American cutaneous leishmaniasis is limited because host-parasite interactions in space and time are complex. OBJECTIVE To describe the geographic analysis of the histopathological pattern of localized American cutaneous leishmaniasis and the relationship with Leishmania species. METHODS A cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study of a sample consisting of 55 patients of… CONTINUE READING

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