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Leishmaniasis recidivans treated with sodium stibogluconate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6266776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of leishmaniasis recidivans of twenty years' duration were treated intravenously with sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam) with good results. Before treatment, histologic examination of a biopsy specimen revealed many Leishman-Donovan (LD) bodies. After treatment, repeated biopsies done in one of the cases revealed only scar tissue. We recommended treatment with sodium stibogluconate in cases of leishmaniasis recidivans, although an ideal treatment for this condition still does not exist.
M Schewach-Millet; B K Fisher; D Semah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1981 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-25     Completed Date:  1981-10-25     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-8, 77, 84 passim     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Antimony / therapeutic use
Antimony Sodium Gluconate / therapeutic use*
Gluconates / therapeutic use*
Leishmaniasis / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  pathology
Meglumine / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Organometallic Compounds*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antimony Sodium Gluconate; 0/Gluconates; 0/Organometallic Compounds; 6284-40-8/Meglumine; 7440-36-0/Antimony; 75G4TW236W/meglumine antimoniate

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