viscerotropic leishmaniasis


viscerotropic leishmaniasis
a rare type of infection found in northeastern Saudi Arabia; after infection with Leishmania tropica, instead of the usual cutaneous symptoms, fever and other systemic symptoms are seen and Leishmania can be detected in internal organs.

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