Control of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Afghanistan: achievements and challenges – Lutte contre la leishmaniose cutanée en Afghanistan: progrès accomplis et. Connue au Maroc depuis la fin du XIX siècle, la leishmaniose cutanée (LC) constitue un problème de santé publique dans notre pays. Le but de notre travail est. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Mar 1, , H. Chaabane and others published Traitement de la leishmaniose cutanée par cryothérapie associée ou non.

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Several factors could be influencing this increase but most Now showing items of National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Contact Help Who are we? Control of the leishmaniases: Most Popular By Country.

leishmaniose cutanee humaine en Afrique de l’Ouest

Contact Help Who are we? Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription. Journal page Archives Contents list. A year-old HIV-positive man presented with generalized, copper-coloured, painless, infiltrated, itching, papulonodular lesions present over the previous 10 months.

Open in a separate window. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. If you want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: Sawadogo aP. The ratio of infected males to females was 1. The spread of L. Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential. Kchaou bF. The patient was being treated with antiretroviral medication and a pentavalent antimonial compound.


The aims of this review article were to update our knowledge of this disease in Morocco, to compare the situation with that prevailing in the other countries of the Maghreb region and to highlight factors that could be responsible for the current situation.

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However, in over photographs from 32 slides of 16 cases, the presence of microorganisms was noted in the extracellular fluid that did not match any of the known blood cells leisymaniose components but did match the promastigote form as seen by general and electron microscopy. Grosshans cM. Access to the text HTML. Skin biopsy allowed specific parasitologic diagnosis revealing topical zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by L.

Pan Afr Med J. Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential. Darie bP. Cryotherapy with or without intralesional antimony in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis. It is responsible for typical cutaneous leishmankose but particular clinical forms have been described in immunodeficient patients, especially with diffuse cutaneous involvement.


Skin biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis. This indicates that the disease is not new in the Yafran area.

Leishmaniasis covers three well-individualized clinical variants, each due to individual species found in different geographic areas. Top of the page – Article Outline.

We here report a case of topical cutaneous leishmaniasis discovered in a year old boy with painless ulcer on his left leg, who had been staying in South Africa. The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to third parties.

The highest incidence rates were recorded at the end of the transmission seasons in two peaks, one in November and the second in December