Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in an Immigrant Saudi Worker: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Rahman2014CutaneousLI,
  title={Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in an Immigrant Saudi Worker: A Case Report},
  author={Hendriyana Rahman and Mohammad Abdur Razzak and Bikash C. Chanda and Khondaker R.H. Bhaskar and Dinesh Mondal},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2014}
}
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), an uncommon disorder in South-East Asia, including Bangladesh, often presents as granulomatous plaque on the exposed areas, with a high index of suspicion required for diagnosis. Here we report the first imported case of CL caused by Leishmania tropica in a migrant Bangladeshi worker in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The case, initially suspected as a case of cutaneous tuberculosis, arrived at specimens reception unit (SRU) of diagnostic labs of icddr,b being… CONTINUE READING

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