Other Names: Aleppo boil
Oriental sore Baure ulcer
Leishmaniasis of the skin
Nature: The single or multiple lesions of cutaneous leishmaniasis commonly occur on the face, arms and legs. The lesions appear 2 to 8 weeks after sandfly bites and begin as small areas of skin elevation and inflammation. The elevated skin areas enlarge slowly and, within a few months, can develop into ulcers that remain for up to two years, followed by slow healing.
Incidence: Cutaneous leishmaniasis is found in central Asia, India, the Mediterranean coastal plain and West Africa.
Problem Type: G: Very specific problems
Date of last update 16.06.2018 – 06:27 CEST