pian bois

pian bois
a form of New World cutaneous leishmaniasis occurring in the forests of the Guianas and northern Brazil, caused by Leishmania guyanensis, transmitted chiefly by Lutzomyia umbratilis, and characterized by multiple, widespread, deep skin ulcers with nodular lymphatic metastases. Called also forest yaws.

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