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Old World Leishmania infantum Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Unresponsive to Liposomal Amphotericin B Treated With Topical Imiquimod.
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PMID:  21829140     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of a child with Leishmania infantum cutaneous leishmaniasis unresponsive to 2 courses of intravenous liposomal amphotericin B, a treatment failure that has not been reported in this Leishmania species. The patient responded to topical imiquimod and had no relapse. We review the literature on the treatment failure of liposomal amphotericin B for cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Authors:
Juan A Hervás; Ana Martín-Santiago; Daniel Hervás; Estrella Rojo; Ana Mena; Vicente Rocamora; Joaquín Dueñas
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the *Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, †IUNICS, ‡Department of Dermatology, and §Department of Clinical Microbiology, Son Espases University Hospital and University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, The Balearic Islands, Spain.
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