Problem

Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis

Other Names:
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
Aggravates:
Stomatitis
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Web Page(s):
Leishmaniasis
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
18.06.2019 – 21:37 CEST