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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Leishmania tropica Oriental Sore. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. Found in arid regions (Mediterranean, Middle East). Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. Found in arid regions (Mediterranean, Middle East). Vector is Phlebotomus sergenti. Lives in more barren/sandy areas

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cutaneous leishmaniasis
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Found in arid regions (Mediterranean, Middle East).
cutaneous leishmaniasis3
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Found in arid regions (Mediterranean, Middle East).
  • Vector is Phlebotomus sergenti.
    • Lives in more barren/sandy areas
    • Needs moisture during mating
    • Will hide in cracks
cutaneous leishmaniasis4
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Incubation is a month or two.
cutaneous leishmaniasis5
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Incubation is a month or two.
  • Then an open sore occurs  Size of a quarter anywhere on the body.
cutaneous leishmaniasis6
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Incubation is a month or two.
  • Then an open sore occurs  Size of a quarter anywhere on the body.
  • Will heal up spontaneously within a year.
cutaneous leishmaniasis7
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Can be transmitted by touch and flies to other open wounds etc.
cutaneous leishmaniasis8
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Can be transmitted by touch and flies to other open wounds etc.
  • Penastan is drug of choice.
cutaneous leishmaniasis9
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Can be transmitted by touch and flies to other open wounds etc.
  • Penastan is drug of choice.
  • Can get vaccinated for in the Middle East!
chiclero ulcer leishmania mexicana and leishmania tropica
Chiclero Ulcer Leishmania mexicana and Leishmania tropica

Yucatan Peninsula and Central America.

Sand flies in the genus Lutzomyia serve as vectors.

espundia leishmania braziliensis
Espundia Leishmania braziliensis

Most common in Brazil

Sand flies in the genus Lutzomyia serve as vectors.

espundia leishmania braziliensis13
Espundia Leishmania braziliensis
  • Die because of difficulty of breathing, eating and bacterial infections.
espundia leishmania braziliensis14
Espundia Leishmania braziliensis
  • Die because of difficulty of breathing, eating and bacterial infections.
  • Can also localize in larynx loss of voice.
espundia leishmania braziliensis15
Espundia Leishmania braziliensis
  • Die because of difficulty of breathing, eating and bacterial infections.
  • Can also localize in larynx loss of voice.
  • Pentastam drug of choice, however most people are not treated.
espundia leishmania braziliensis16
Espundia Leishmania braziliensis
  • Die because of difficulty of breathing, eating and bacterial infections.
  • Can also localize in larynx loss of voice.
  • Pentastam drug of choice, however most people are not treated.
  • Reconstructive surgery.