Acta Scientific Microbiology

Case ReportVolume 1 Issue 6

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Case Report and Therapeutic Trial

Hussein Salman M Ahmed*

Professor of Dermatology O.I.U, Khartoum, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Hussein Salman M Ahmed, Professor of Dermatology O.I.U, Khartoum, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Received: March 20, 2018; Published: May 29, 2018

Citation: Hussein Salman M Ahmed. "Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Case Report and Therapeutic Trial". Acta Scientific Microbiology 1.6 (2018).


  A 13 Years old girl consulted our clinic in Asia Hospital complaining of painful twin ulcers. They were located in the right calf. The ulcers have reddish brown edges which are steep in nature. The floor is covered with dusky red eschar. Deferential diagnoses were put including cutaneous leishmaniasis which is confirm by smear. Cutaneous Leishmania’s is caused by protozoa in addition to visceral mucocutaneous, recidivans types. They can be investigated by smear culture and PCR and LCR. Management is by pest control education mosquito net and secondary host control. Medications of different modalities play a role in treatment of the condition. Formula containing Pukka cream and Pantho-Eva-Emu gel helped in hastening healing of the ulcers. The mucocutaneous lesion healed promptly. Healing is without or with minimal scarring. This regime worth trial it is effective and without side effects.

Keywords: Leishmaniasis; Cutaneous, Mucocutaneous Visceral; Recedivan; PKDL; Amastigote; Sand Fly; Gerbil; Paromomycin; Antimony Compounds; Rifampicin; Low Level Laser (LLL); Cryo-Therapy; Pukka; Pantho-Eva Emu Gel

Copyright: © Hussein Salman M Ahmed. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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