Volume 95, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



It is challenging to find safe, nonscarring and noninvasive treatment of facial cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in children. Herein, we report a child with CL from a region endemic for , whose lesion persisted after treatment with oral fluconazole but responded to topical paromomycin. Paromomycin should be considered early for treatment of Old World CL and is a well-tolerated and effective mode of therapy for facial lesions.


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  • Received : 29 Nov 2015
  • Accepted : 04 Jul 2016
  • Published online : 05 Oct 2016

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