Recent advances in post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis.

  title={Recent advances in post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis.},
  author={Dinesh Mondal and Md Gulam Musawwir Khan},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  volume={24 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is a challenge for clinicians and researchers, because its burden is poorly investigated and pathogenesis is disputable. However, recent studies contributed to understanding of the pathogenesis of PKDL especially its association with host immunological factors, and also how to improve its diagnosis and treatment. This review focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, new insights into pathogenesis and case management. RECENT FINDINGS… CONTINUE READING


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