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European Journal of Dermatology


Mucosal relapse one year after complete remission of cutaneous sporotrichoid leishmaniasis due to Leishmania braziliensis Volume 26, numéro 1, January-February 2016


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of Haematology and Oncology,
3 Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene,
4 Department of Otolaryngology,
Paracelsus Medical University Nuernberg,
Prof.-Ernst-Nathan. Str. 1,
90419 Nürnberg, Germany

A previously healthy 47-year-old German man was seen in our outpatient clinic for an ulcerative lesion on the back of his left hand and additional nodules with a sporotrichoid spread on the left forearm (figure 1A) The patient had travelled to Peru five months before. Sporotrichosis or atypical mycobacteriosis were suspected and the patient was prescribed oral itraconazole and doxycycline. After a one-week treatment however, the skin lesions continued to expand, the patient became febrile and developed [...]