Parasitic Diseases

  • L. Michaels

Abstract

Leishmaniasis is an infection caused by a protozoon of the genus Leishmania. Three distinct clinico-pathological entities exist: 1) tropical sore, 2) mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, and 3) disseminated anergic cutaneous leishmaniasis. The larynx may be affected in the mucocutaneous form.

Keywords

Migration Eosinophilia Cough Leishmaniasis Ascaris 

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Reference

  1. Zinneman HH, Hall WH, Wallace FG (1961) Leishmaniasis of the larynx. Report of a case and its confusion with histoplasmosis. Am J Med 31: 654–658CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Michaels
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and BacteriologyInstitute of Laryngology and Otology (University of London)LondonEngland
  2. 2.Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear HospitalLondonEngland

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