Possible Causes for Leishmania in Tissue in USA

  • Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Leishmania in Tissue

    Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection that is endemic in some areas of Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the three main clinical types of the disease. Biopsy of the lesion or a swab should be obtained for microbiological testing in order to…[1]

  • Urban Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Granulomatous Tissue Leishmania in Tissue Leishmania Tropica

    Urban cutaneous leishmaniasis is a term describing the appearance of this parasitic infection in cities and urban areas. Leishmania is transmitted to the human host through a sand fly bite. The typical skin lesion is an erythematous papule progressing to a painless ulcer that appears on the face or the extremities.…[2]

  • Miliary Tuberculosis of the Liver
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Mycobacterial Infection
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Facial Granuloma
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Silicone Granuloma
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Lupus Vulgaris
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Lupus vulgaris (LV) is a form of post-primary, chronic, and paucibacillary cutaneous tuberculosis in individuals with a high tuberculin sensitivity and moderate immunity. It is the most common type of cutaneous tuberculosis. Cutaneous tuberculosis (TB) can be caused by M. tuberculosis, M. bovis, and the Bacillus…[3]

  • Lethal Midline Granuloma
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Lethal midline granuloma is a rare, aggressive Non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the head and neck. Most cases are of natural killer (NK)/T-cell origin and typically feature the extensive destruction of the nasal structures and nasopharynx with possible dissemination to the skin, soft tissues, gastrointestinal tract, and…[4]

  • Sympathetic Ophthalmia
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO) or Sympathetic uveitis is a bilateral diffuse granulomatous uveitis (a kind of inflammation) of both eyes following trauma to one eye. It can leave the patient completely blind. Symptoms may develop from days to several years after a penetrating eye injury. Although descriptions of…[5]

  • Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Naegleriasis (also known as primary amoebic meningoencephalitis) is an infection of the brain by the free-living unicellular Naegleria fowleri. N. fowleri is typically found in warm bodies of fresh water, such as ponds, lakes, rivers, and hot springs. It is also found in soil, poorly maintained municipal water supplies, water…[6]

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  1. Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis, Symptoma
  2. Urban Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Symptoma
  3. Lupus Vulgaris, Symptoma
  4. Lethal Midline Granuloma, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Sympathetic ophthalmia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Wikipedia: Naegleriasis, CC-BY-SA-3.0