1921
Volume 103, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract.

We present two cases of () in returning travelers from Central America successfully treated with miltefosine. The couple presented with ulcerative skin lesions nonresponsive to antibiotics. Skin biopsy with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) revealed () To prevent the development of mucosal disease and avoid the inconvenience of parental therapy, we treated both patients with oral miltefosine. We suggest that miltefosine represents an important therapeutic alternative in the treatment of cutaneous lesions caused by and in preventing mucosal involvement.

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  • Received : 02 Feb 2020
  • Accepted : 06 Mar 2020
  • Published online : 20 Apr 2020
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