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diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis

diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis in Medicine

diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis n.
A chronic form of leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania aethiopia in Ethiopia and Kenya and by various subspecies of L. mexicana in Central and South America, and characterized by nonulcerating, non-necrotizing skin lesions that spread over the body. Also called anergic leishmaniasis, disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis, leishmaniasis tegumentaria diffusa.

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