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Leishmaniasis recidivans

leishmaniasis recidivans leishmaniasis re·cid·i·vans (rĭ-sĭd’ə-vənz)
A cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica and characterized by a partially healing lesion, intense granuloma production, and development of lesions that produce granulomatous tissue that does not heal sometimes for many years. Also called lupoid leishmaniasis.


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