New World cutaneous leishmaniasis: updated review of current and future diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Mitropoulos2010NewWC,
  title={New World cutaneous leishmaniasis: updated review of current and future diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Panagiotis Mitropoulos and Pete Konidas and Mindy Durkin-Konidas},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={
          309-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) has traditionally been underrecognized and underreported. Improved awareness is warranted as the number of cases has increased as a result of increased travel to endemic countries, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and the larger number of military and contract workers deployed overseas. OBJECTIVE We sought to present a systematic review of evidence from a gamut of research trials on the treatment efficacy of different regimens and aggregate this knowledge for use… CONTINUE READING
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