Incidence of localized cutaneous leishmaniasis (chiclero's ulcer) in Mexico.


Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Mexico was first described in 1912. Since then, its existence has been repeatedly confirmed in the forest regions of the peninsula of Yucatan. In order to obtain reliable knowledge about the magnitude of this problem, we questioned and skin-tested a sample of 449 persons randomly selected from men aged 15-45 years. We found a… (More)


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@article{AndradeNarvez1990IncidenceOL, title={Incidence of localized cutaneous leishmaniasis (chiclero's ulcer) in Mexico.}, author={Fernando Jos{\'e} Andrade-Narv{\'a}ez and E B Simmonds-Diaz and S Rico-Aguilar and M Andrade-Narv{\'e}ez and A Palomo-Cetina and Silvia Beatriz Canto-Lara and Mar{\'i}a del Rosario Garc{\'i}a-Miss and M Madera-Sevilla and Nelly Eugenia Albertos-Alpuche}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1990}, volume={84 2}, pages={219-20} }