ER: A Shift in the Night

each post gonna contain a bunch of cases i visited on ER or Clinic a week before

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Leishmaniasis

An 8 yo boy with this lesion in his face since 6 months, came to dermatology clinic
we tested him for leishmaniasis for 3 times and all of them was negative, but at last montenegro skin test and skin biopsy became positive and cutaneous leishmaniasis confirmed
Differential diagnosis list was:
  • Lupus vulgaris
  • leishmaniasis
  • Sarcoidosis


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