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Title: Sporotrichoid dissemination of cutaneous leishmaniasis possibly triggered by a diagnostic puncture
Author: Laynez Roldán, Pedro
Fuertes, Irene
Almuedo Riera, Alex
Losada, Irene
Giavedoni, Priscila
Camprubí, Daniel
Muñoz, José
Gállego Culleré, M. (Montserrat)
Fernández Arévalo, Anna
Rodriguez Valero, Natalia
Keywords: Leishmaniosi
Issue Date: 11-Jun-2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract: Case report: A 31 year old Spanish woman attended Hospital Clinic in Barcelona in August 2018, after working in La Paz (Bolivia) for six months. She remembered an insect bite on her right thigh, during a trip to Beni (Brazilian border) with progression to a papule with a central crater within one month. Treatment with oral moxicillin/clavulanic acid yielded no improvement. Thereupon, a diagnostic puncture of the ulcer was performed, with a positive result of polymerase chain eaction (PCR) for Leishmania spp. without bacterial isolates in the culture. She then decided to return to Spain for management.
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It is part of: Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019
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ISSN: 1195-1982
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