Abstract:The clinical manifestations and prognosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) can be
influenced by the immune response of the patient and the species of the parasite. A
case of atypical clinical presentation of CL, with development of non-characteristic
lesions, poor response to therapy, and a long time to resolution is reported.
Confirmatory laboratory tests included parasite detection, indirect
immunofluorescence, Montenegro skin test, polymerase chain reaction, and parasite
identification by multilocus enzyme e…
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