Volume 78, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Cutaneous leishmaniasis has a number of morphologic variants such as acute paronychial, chancriform, annular, palmoplantar, zosteriform, and eczematoid, which depend on the immune condition of the patients, the subspecies of the , and the area of the localization. In recent times, the number of reports of new and rare variants of cutaneous leishmaniasis has been increasing. In this report, we describe a very rare variant of Cutaneous leishmaniasis, presented with ulceration on glabellar region and infiltrative erythematous lesions covering the center of the face, resembling erysipelas.


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  • Received : 24 Oct 2007
  • Accepted : 07 Dec 2007

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