Epidemiology, Pathology and Treatment of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Taif Region of Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Khan2014EpidemiologyPA,
  title={Epidemiology, Pathology and Treatment of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Taif Region of Saudi Arabia},
  author={Wajihullah Khan and Haytham Ahmed Zakai},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of parasitology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis is an annoying and disfiguring disease affecting around 1,500,000 individuals globally. There are endemic pockets of this disease in Taif region. In some patients, lesion often weeps and leads to scar formation. The study was conducted to see the efficacy of fluconazole and itraconazole in the patients of cutaneous leishmaniasis and the effect of these drugs on liver enzymes and kidney markers. METHODS Positivity of Leishmania was recorded by microscopic… CONTINUE READING