mucocutaneous leishmaniasis

mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
noun
a form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa
Hypernyms: ↑leishmaniasis, ↑leishmaniosis, ↑kala azar

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  • Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis — (also known as Espundia, and Leishmaniasis americana ) is a cutaneous condition which occurs at the site of a fly bite, and is characterized by an ulceration of the skin.[1]:425 See also Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions References ^ James …   Wikipedia

  • mucocutaneous leishmaniasis — see espundia * * * nasopharyngeal leishmaniasis chronic, progressive metastatic spread of lesions of the variety of New World cutaneous leishmaniasis that is caused by Leishmania braziliensis from the skin to the nasal, pharyngeal, and buccal… …   Medical dictionary

  • mucocutaneous leishmaniasis — espundia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Leishmaniasis — Classification and external resources Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the hand of a Central American adult …   Wikipedia

  • leishmaniasis — /leesh meuh nuy euh sis, luysh /, n. Pathol. any infection caused by a protozoan of the genus Leishmania. Also, leishmaniosis /leesh man ee oh sis, may nee , luysh /. Cf. kala azar. [1910 15; LEISHMAN(IA) + IASIS] * * * Human protozoal infection… …   Universalium

  • leishmaniasis americana — noun a form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa • Syn: ↑mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, ↑New World leishmaniasis, ↑American leishmaniasis, ↑nasopharyngeal leishmaniasis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leishmaniasis — Disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania. The parasite lives intracellularly in macrophages. Various forms of the disease are known, depending upon the species of parasite: in particular visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar),… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Эспундия (Espundia), Лейшманиоз Кожно-Слизистый (Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis) — заболевание кожи и слизистых оболочек, вызываемое простейшим паразитом Leishmania braziliensis (см. Лейшманиоз). Развиваясь чаще всего у жителей Южной и Центральной Америки, эспундия проявляется в виде язвенных поражений конечностей; инфекция… …   Медицинские термины

  • Leishmaniasis — Diseases due to the parasite called Leishmania involving the organs (kala azar), skin plus mucous membranes (espundia), or skin alone (usually named for the place plus boil, button or sore as, for example, Jericho boil, Bagdad button, Delhi sore) …   Medical dictionary

  • Cutaneous leishmaniasis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 B55.1 ICD 9 085.1 …   Wikipedia

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