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Leishmaniasis

Known as: Leishmaniases, Leishmaniasis, unspecified, leishmania infection 
A parasitic infection caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. It is transmitted to humans via the bite of sandflies. There are three main forms… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
In this review article the history of leishmaniasis is discussed regarding the origin of the genus Leishmania in the Mesozoic era… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Leishmaniasis is caused by an intracellular parasite transmitted to humans by the bite of a sand fly. It is endemic in Asia… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The leishmaniases are diseases caused by pathogenic protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania. Infections are initiated when a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Infection with the obligate intracellular protozoan Leishmania is thought to be initiated by direct parasitization of macrophages… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in the tropics and neotropics. It is often referred to as a group of diseases because of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease, has strong but complex links with poverty. The burden of leishmaniasis falls… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Governed by parasite and host factors and immunoinflammatory responses, the clinical spectrum of leishmaniasis encompasses… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF alpha) is a potent immunomodulator and proinflammatory cytokine that has been implicated in the… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
The clinical manifestations of leishmaniasis depend on com­ plex interactions between the virulence characteristics of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
  • Brigitte Vion
  • Revue medicale de la Suisse romande
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 71738
Mild cases do not need any treatment, and will get better on their own. For more severe cases, for example where sores are… Expand
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