2021
DOI: 10.1111/cup.13993
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Diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis and HIV co‐infection: A case report and review of the literature

Abstract: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection classified into Old World and New World species of sandfly vectors, classically Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia, respectively. 1 Old World leishmaniasis, seen in the Eastern hemisphere, typically manifests as cutaneous and visceral disease. New World leishmaniasis, arising in Latin and South America, results in cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral disease. The incidence of

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“…Leishmaniasis acts as an opportunistic disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients and leads to the progression of HIV-specific clinical features affecting the life expectancy of individuals. Leishmania takes advantage of the suppressed immune system, thus comprehensively causing exaggerated clinical symptoms [ 231 , 232 ].…”
Section: Coinfection and Unusual Presentationmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Leishmaniasis acts as an opportunistic disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients and leads to the progression of HIV-specific clinical features affecting the life expectancy of individuals. Leishmania takes advantage of the suppressed immune system, thus comprehensively causing exaggerated clinical symptoms [ 231 , 232 ].…”
Section: Coinfection and Unusual Presentationmentioning
confidence: 99%