Concomitant visceral and localized cutaneous leishmaniasis in two Moroccan infants

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BACKGROUND Leishmaniases are vector-borne diseases caused by the protozoa of the Leishmania genus. The clinical spectrum of these diseases extends from benign dermal lesions to visceral forms. In the Mediterranean region, zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (ZVL) is caused by L. infantum. If untreated within two years, the disease usually leads to death. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40249-018-0413-8

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