anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis

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anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis an·thro·po·not·ic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ān'thrə-pə-nŏt'ĭk)
n.
A form of cutaneous leishmaniasis occurring in urban areas in western and central Asia and characterized by a painless, chronic, dry ulceration that develops from two to eight months after the bite from the transmitting sandfly bite and heals in about a year, often leaving a scar.

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