Sep 1, 1977

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (oriental sore) of the eyelid

American Journal of Ophthalmology
A P Ferry

Abstract

A 45-year-old American residing along the basin of the Mediterranean Sea developed a cutaneous lesion involving his right lower eyelid. He returned to the United States several months after it first appeared and sought treatment. On clinical examination the lesion was regarded as either a tumor or a cyst. It was excised, and on pathological examination a chronic granulomatous inflammatory lesion, containing innumerable Leishman-Donovan bodies, was found.

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Leishmaniasis
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Differential Diagnosis
Donovan Bodies (Procedure)
SpecimenType - Cyst
Eyelid Diseases
Bahemuka Brown Syndrome
Cyst
Entire Eyelid
Eyelids (Symptom)

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