Volume 81, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


An increase in mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (ML) cases in northern (Brazil) motivated this study. In 44 ML patients with clinical diagnosis, only 13 parasitologically confirmed cases exhibited mucosal lesion suggestive of ML. Other conditions involving nasal manifestations are frequently confounded with ML. Therefore, otorhinolaryngologic examination is important in the clinical management of ML.


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  • Received : 15 Dec 2008
  • Accepted : 07 May 2009

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