Necrotizing and suppurative lymphadenitis in Leishmania major infections.


The pathology of lymph nodes and subcutaneous nodules in 6 patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis (Oriental sore) due to Leishmania major is described in this paper. In 3 patients enlarged epitrochlear lymph nodes were found to be associated with primary skin lesions in the forearm. The lymph node in one patient showed a necrotizing granulomatous reaction… (More)


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@article{Gaafar1996NecrotizingAS, title={Necrotizing and suppurative lymphadenitis in Leishmania major infections.}, author={A. Gaafar and A. Ismail and A Y el Kadaro and Ekbal M. Abu Hashim and E. A. Khalil and A. M. el Hassan}, journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH}, year={1996}, volume={1 2}, pages={243-50} }