Risk factors for mucosal manifestation of American cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Abstract

A case-comparison study was carried out to identify risk factors for mucosal manifestations of American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) in southeast Brazil, using a series of 2820 patients, diagnosed with ACL between 1966 and 1999. The significant factors independently associated with mucosal leishmaniasis were: gender, age, nutritional status and length of… (More)

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@article{MachadoCoelho2005RiskFF, title={Risk factors for mucosal manifestation of American cutaneous leishmaniasis.}, author={George L. L. Machado-Coelho and Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa and Odair Genaro and Paulo Ara{\'u}jo Magalh{\~a}es and Wilson Mayrink}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={2005}, volume={99 1}, pages={55-61} }