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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Spring 2021

Crecelius EM, Burnett MW. 21(1). 113 - 114. (Journal Article)


Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection that can involve the skin, mucosal membranes, and internal organs. Soldiers are at highrisk of leishmaniasis when conducting operations in endemic regions. Medical providers should have a low threshold to consider Leishmaniasis as the cause of persisting skin lesions.

Keywords: leishmaniasis; parasites; infection

PMID: 33721318

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