Leishmaniasis recidivans treated with sodium stibogluconate.

Abstract

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} }