Problem

Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis

Other Names:
American leishmaniasis
Espundia
Brazilian leishmaniasis
Naso-oral leishmaniasis
Chiclero ulcer
Forest yaws
Uta
Nature:
The ulcers of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis may spread to the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth and invade the nasal septum resulting in severe facial lesions with extensive deformity.
Incidence:
Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis is found in Central and South America.
Broader Problems:
Leishmaniasis
Ulcers
Related Problems:
Diseases of the nose
Aggravates:
Stomatitis
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
26.12.2017 – 11:42 CET