volume 42, issue 5, P494-495 2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0037-86822009000500004
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Abstract: ABSTRAcTAll adults (n = 334) living in Brejo do Mutambal, an endemic area for cutaneous leishmaniasis, were included in this study. Contrary to our initial hypothesis, it was observed that men (23.7 ± 3.2 vs. 22.1 ± 2.6 kg/m 2 ) and women (24.1 ± 4.7 vs. 22.5 ± 3.4 kg/m 2 ) with cutaneous leishmaniasis presented higher body mass index than the controls. Key