Volume 96, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



This report describes a case of mucosal leishmaniasis caused by with destructive perforation of the nasal septum illustrating the diagnostic challenges of a rare clinical presentation of infection in a traveler. The atypical presentation may have been associated with the use of cortisone as a potential trigger for the progressive destruction of the nasal septum.


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  • Received : 14 Oct 2016
  • Accepted : 02 Dec 2016
  • Published online : 30 Jan 2017

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