Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in the United States

Report of a Case in a Veteran

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Summary

The thirty-first case of cutaneous leishmaniasis reported from the United States and Canada is presented. All were exogenous. This patient was a returned veteran who had been exposed to infection in the Mediterranean area. The disease responded satisfactorily to radiation therapy.

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Nashville, Tenn.

Evansville, Ind.

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