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Two indigenous cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Qualyobia Governorate, Egypt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1662678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper reports two indigenous cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis for the first time in Kafr Shokr, Qualyobia Governorate. One of the two cases was misdiagnosed as cutaneous tuberculosis (primary complex) and was kept on TB treatment, but with no clinical improvement. The two patients were successfully treated with sodium stibogluconate (pentostam).
T A Morsy; M Z Kenawi; K F Abdalla; M H Saleh; S Rezalla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1110-0583     ISO Abbreviation:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Publication Date:  1991 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-02-14     Completed Date:  1992-02-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102141     Medline TA:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Country:  EGYPT    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  779-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
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MeSH Terms
Antimony Sodium Gluconate / therapeutic use
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antimony Sodium Gluconate

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