Isolated Laryngeal Leishmaniasis in Immunocompetent Patients: An Underdiagnosed Disease

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We describe a case of isolated primary laryngeal leishmaniasis in an immunocompetent Italian patient with a previous medical history negative for visceral or cutaneous leishmaniasis, presenting with hoarseness. We also summarize the epidemiological, clinical, and diagnostic features and the therapeutic management of other cases of laryngeal leishmaniasis in… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/165409

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@inproceedings{Cocuzza2013IsolatedLL, title={Isolated Laryngeal Leishmaniasis in Immunocompetent Patients: An Underdiagnosed Disease}, author={Salvatore Cocuzza and Alessio Strazzulla and Marilia Rita Pinzone and Stefano Cosentino and Agostino Serra and R. Caltabiano and Salvatore Lanzafame and Bruno Cacopardo and Giuseppe Nunnari}, booktitle={Case reports in infectious diseases}, year={2013} }