Atypical disseminated leishmaniasis similar to post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis in a Brazilian AIDS patient infected with Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum chagasi: a case report

Atypical disseminated leishmaniasis similar to post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis in a Brazilian AIDS patient infected with Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum chagasi: a case report

Author Carnaúba Junior, Dimas Google Scholar
Konishi, Cassiana Tami Google Scholar
Petri, Valeria Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Pedro Martinez, Isabel Cristina Google Scholar
Shimizu, Laura Google Scholar
Pereira-Chioccola, Vera Lucia Google Scholar
Institution Inst Adolfo Lutz Registro
Ctr Referencia DST
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Hosp Ipiranga
Abstract We report the case of an atypical disseminated leishmaniasis with similar clinical characteristics to post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis, an uncommon disease in South America. This occurred in a Brazilian patient with AIDS, 3 years after the first episode of American visceral leishmaniasis. (C) 2009 International Society for Infectious Diseases. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Keywords Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum chagasi
AIDS
Disseminated leishmaniasis
Language English
Date 2009-11-01
Published in International Journal of Infectious Diseases. Oxford: Elsevier B.V., v. 13, n. 6, p. E504-E507, 2009.
ISSN 1201-9712 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent E504-E507
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2009.01.022
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000271373400052
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/31896

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