leishmanoid

leishmanoid
Resembling leishmaniasis.
- post- kala azar dermal l. a chronic, progressive, granulomatous, nonulcerating hypopigmented nodular cutaneous eruption that may appear 6 months to 5 years after spontaneous or drug cure of visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar); this condition was first described in India and is most characteristic of kala azar in that country. SYN: dermal l..

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leish·ma·noid (lēshґmə-noid) 1. like or resembling leishmaniasis. 2. a lesion of post–kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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