evaluation of treatment with pentamidine for cutaneous leishmaniasis in suriname, pentamidine isethionate (pi) is the only drug available for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (cl). recently, local dermatologists have observed an increase in cl patients not responding adequately to the standard doses.200919126051
first cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by leishmania (viannia) naiffi infection in surinam.cutaneous leishmaniasis in surinam is generally caused by infection by leishmania guyanensis. we report three cases of infection with leishmania (viannia) naiffi, a leishmania species not described from surinam before. treatment with pentamidine proved to be effective.201020348504
first case of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by leishmania (viannia) braziliensis in suriname.the main causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis (cl) in suriname is leishmania (viannia) guyanensis. this case report presents a patient infected with leishmania (viannia) braziliensis, a species never reported before in suriname. this finding has clinical implications, because l. braziliensis has a distinct clinical phenotype characterized by mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, a more extensive and destructive form of cl that requires different treatment. clinicians should be aware that chronic cu ...201222556081
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