a case of post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis.only a few cases of post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis have been reported in japan, especially recently. we describe a case of a 32-year-old woman who developed rose-colored nodules on her forearms two years after kala-azar. a skin biopsy specimen from a nodule revealed not only granulomatous changes but also many amastigotes of leishmania donovani in macrophages. rose-colored nodules were also distributed on her face and neck. treatment with antimony compound was very effective.19989563280
an imported case of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by leishmania (leishmania) donovani in japan.leishmaniasis is a major world health problem, and 12 million people are estimated to be infected in 88 countries. there have been few reports of leishmaniasis in japan and all were of foreign origin; therefore diagnosis is difficult for japanese physicians. there are 21 different pathogenic leishmania species, and identification is obtained by polymerase chain reaction (pcr). here we report an imported case of leishmaniasis by leishmania (leishmania) donovani infection from sri lanka. l. (l.) d ...201425228325
a case of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed by serology.a 43-year-old japanese bolivian male had been suffering from a right leg ulcer after an insect bite during his residence in bolivia. the ulcer healed after herbal medicine treatment. ten years later, the patient had symptoms of nasal obstruction, nasal bleeding, and pharyngodynia, which were accompanied by a destructive ulcer with surrounding erythema involving the right nostril apex and columella. papillary, irregular mucosal lesions were seen on the soft palate. giemsa staining and polymerase ...201425041360
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