Leishmaniasis recidivans treated with sodium stibogluconate.


Two cases of leishmaniasis recidivans of twenty years' duration were treated intravenously with sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam) with good results. Before treatment, histologic examination of a biopsy specimen revealed many Leishman-Donovan (LD) bodies. After treatment, repeated biopsies done in one of the cases revealed only scar tissue. We recommended… (More)


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@article{SchewachMillet1981LeishmaniasisRT, title={Leishmaniasis recidivans treated with sodium stibogluconate.}, author={M Schewach-Millet and Brian K Fisher and D Semah}, journal={Cutis}, year={1981}, volume={28 1}, pages={67-8, 77, 84 passim} }