Published in Blood Weekly, February 8th, 1999
Maria B. Lee and Holly M. Gilbert, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of New York reported on the 41-year-old man who developed cutaneous leishmaniasis after a trip to South America ("Current Approach to Leishmaniasis," Infections in Medicine, 1999;16:34,37-45).
The patient, a U.S. citizen, presented to a New York City hospital with left inguinal lymphadenopathy and a left lower extremity lesion of about two weeks' duration. He recently had returned from a a trip to the Amazon, where he spent time hiking and boating; he recalled...
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