Cutaneous Leishmaniasis In, Eastern Libya
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Bharija S C, Kanwar A J, Belhaj M S. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis In, Eastern Libya. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1987;53:241-243
AbstractCuteneous leishmaniasis is extremely uncommon in eastren Libya. Seven patients were seen over a period of ten years, of whom 5 had visited areas which are endemic foci, while 2 were foreign nationals. Rifiimpicin was effective in 3 patients while it was a failure in 2. Metronidazole was used in 2 patients with success, while one patient responded to co-trimoxazole.