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[Laryngeal leishmaniasis].

Authors
  • Díaz Sastre, M A
  • Padilla Parrado, M
  • Morales Puebla, J M
  • Jiménez Antolín, J A
  • Caro García, M A
  • Chacón Martínez, J
  • Menéndez Loras, L M
  • Orradre Romeo, J L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anales otorrinolaringológicos ibero-americanos
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
34
Issue
1
Pages
17–25
Identifiers
PMID: 17405455
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Leishmaniasis consists in a zoonotic infection, that means affect animals. Due to the puncture of the female sand fly type Phlebotomus (Ancient World) or Lutzomya (New World) the human being can be also affected. The clinical manifestations are very varied, depending to factors related with host, vector and the proper parasit. In this present work, we expose the three unic cases of Leishmaniasis affecting the larynx, diagnosticated in the sanitary area of Toledo. Due to the specific characteristics that present each case different treatments for each one have been realised, and its results and treatment exposed.

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