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*  Leishmaniasis - Wikipedia
Visceral leishmaniasis or kala-azar ('black fever') is the most serious form, and is potentially fatal if untreated. Other ... The visceral form of leishmaniasis has an estimated incidence of 500,000 new cases. More than 90% of the world's cases of ... Diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis produces widespread skin lesions which resemble leprosy, and may not heal on its own. ... may even become larger than the liver in severe cases. Leishmaniasis is transmitted by the bite of infected female phlebotomine ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leishmaniasis
*  IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy
It is estimated that about 500,000 new cases of the visceral form (kala-azar or 'the killing disease') occur each year. Most of ... comprised of several drugs given orally for a period of six to twenty four or more months may cure leprosy but can cause severe ... and Latin America and is a World Health Organization priority for vaccine development. A complex of different diseases, ... Leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis (Kala-azar) refers to the spectrum of infectious disease produced by species of the Leishmania ...
  http://www.medindia.net/news/IDRI-and-Chembio-to-Develop-Tests-for-Leishmaniasis-and-Leprosy-21509-1.htm
*  Neglected tropical diseases - Wikipedia
The three forms of leishmaniasis are visceral (Kala-azar), cutaneous, and mucocutaneous. There are an estimated 12 million ... Several NTDs, such as leprosy, cause severe deformities that result in social stigma. Stigma is considered to be the 'hidden ... "Neglected tropical diseases". World Health Organization. Retrieved 24 November 2015. "World Health Organization". World Health ... "Leprosy Today". Retrieved 16 March 2014. "Leprosy: the disease". Retrieved 16 March 2014. "Leprosy". "Epidemiology". Retrieved ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neglected_tropical_diseases
*  Dermatologic Manifestations of Leprosy: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology
Leprosy is caused by infection with Mycobacterium leprae. ... has been reported in conjunction with visceral leishmaniasis ( ... Leprosy is a chronic granulomatous disease principally affecting the skin and peripheral nervous system. ... kala-azar).. Several reports have described leprosy developing in solid organ transplant recipients (especially kidney) and ... Leprosy is included among the Neglected Tropical Diseases as designated by the World Health Organization. [2] In 2016, the WHO ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1104977-overview
*  Kala-azar synonyms, kala-azar antonyms - FreeThesaurus.com
Antonyms for kala-azar. 3 synonyms for kala-azar: Assam fever, dumdum fever, visceral leishmaniasis. What are synonyms for kala ... Today, the name kala-azar is commonly used along with the scientific name visceral leishmaniasis for the severe form of the ... World Health Organization, South-East Asia Regional Office: Communicable diseases; Kala-azar status in SAE Region (online) 2005 ... kala-azar, plague, leprosy and tuberculosis affecting larger section of the society with no systematic control and prevention ...
  http://www.freethesaurus.com/kala-azar
*  leishmaniasis facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about leishmaniasis
Make research projects and school reports about leishmaniasis easy with credible articles from our FREE, online encyclopedia ... Visceral leishmaniasis, or kala-azar, is the most severe form of infection with parasites disseminated throughout the ... and a hypo-immune response results in visceral and diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis. In Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis, the ... The characteristic lesions resemble those of the dread biblical disease, leprosy. Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis This form of ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/diseases-and-conditions/pathology/leishmaniasis
*  Cutaneous leishmaniasis
... disseminated leishmaniasis, diffuse leishmaniasis, or lesihmaniasis recidivans. In addition, post-kala-azar-leishmaniasis (PKDL ... Gonzalez, U, Pinart, M, Reveiz, L, Alvar, J. "Interventions for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis (Review)". Cochrane Database ... Numerous Leishmania species are responsible for disease and may cause either visceral leishmaniasis (VL) or cutaneous ... HIV co-infection is associated with rapid progression of CL, an increased risk of atypical and severe lesions of CL, which have ...
  https://www.neurologyadvisor.com/dermatology/cutaneous-leishmaniasis/article/592758/
*  Frontiers | Natural Mosquito-Pathogen Hybrid IgG4 Antibodies in Vector-Borne Diseases: A Hypothesis | Immunology
... post Kala-Azar dermal leishmaniasis; SP, salivary protein; VL, visceral leishmaniasis.. References. 1. Fauci AS. Infectious ... Leishmaniasis is transmitted by Phlebotomus spp. (Old World) and Lutzomyia spp. (New World) sandflies (95, 96). Cutaneous ... Differing antibody IgG isotypes in the polar forms of leprosy and cutaneous leishmaniasis characterized by antigen-specific T ... a small proportion of cases progresses to severe forms: dengue with warning signs and severe dengue also known as dengue ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2016.00380/full
*  Cutaneous leishmaniasis in a severely immunocompromised HIV patient in Kumbo, Northwest region of Cameroon: case report | BMC...
CL is one of the four different forms of leishmaniasis; the other three being visceral leishmaniasis (VL) or (Kala-azar), ... have been documented in several countries in the world with most reporting on the association between visceral leishmaniasis ( ... Poor response to therapy could be secondary to severe immunodepression and suboptimal therapy. Currently, the standardized ... lesions was negative for KOH while absence of hypoesthesia and a negative biopsy for AFB helped to exclude lepromatous leprosy ...
  https://0-bmcresnotes-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/s13104-017-2751-1
*  The AMEDEO Literature Guide
"Kala-Azar is a Dishonest Disease": Community Perspectives on Access Barriers to Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar) Diagnosis ... Case Report: Old World Mucosal Leishmaniasis: Report of Five Imported Cases to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, ... Leprosy Associated with Atypical Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Nicaragua and Honduras.. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:1103-1110.. ... The Elderly Respond to Antimony Therapy for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Similarly to Young Patients but Have Severe Adverse ...
  https://amedeo.com/medicine/pad/amjtrmh.htm
*  List of cutaneous conditions - Wikipedia
Visceral leishmaniasis (dumdum fever, kala-azar) Visceral schistosomiasis (bilharziasis) Viscerotropic leishmaniasis Wheat ... Histoid leprosy Lepromatous leprosy Leprosy (Hansen's disease) Lichen scrofulosorum (tuberculosis cutis lichenoides) Lupus ... Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency Severe combined immunodeficiency (alymphocytosis, Glanzmann-Riniker syndrome, severe ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) Vardiman JW (March 2010). "The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cutaneous_conditions
*  Briefing Paper: Experience Treating The Most Neglected of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) | MSF USA
Over one billion people are infected with one or more of the 14 diseases defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as ... Kala Azar. visceral leishmaniasis. What is Kala Azar?. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala azar, is a worldwide ... Over one billion people are infected with one or more of the 14 diseases defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as ... The causative organism is from the family of bacteria that causes tuberculosis and leprosy, but Buruli ulcer has received less ...
  http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/news-stories/special-report/briefing-paper-experience-treating-most-neglected-neglected-tropical
*  ASMscience | Sequelae and Long-Term C
... with special emphasis on the long-term evolution of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) of immunosuppressed patients, post-kala-azar ... Chapter 8 : Mycobacteria: Leprosy, a Battle Turned; Tuberculosis, a Battle Raging; Paratuberculosis, a Battle Ignored * Authors ... Genital disease is different from the oropharyngeal form, in that the primary infection causes the most severe disease, while ... H. pylori infections are extremely common, and approximately half the world's population have the bacteria in their stomachs. ...
  http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555815486
*  Cheek swelling and Swollen lymph nodes - Symptom Checker - check medical symptoms at RightDiagnosis
Visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar). A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. ... However, some people develop severe symptoms as a result of an EBV infecti...more ». 116. Erysipelas. A severe streptococcal ... The Fire Coral is a type of jellyfish with a seaweed-like appearance, found in warmer oceans around the world. The fire coral ... reaction to sulfone which is a component of a drug called dapsone which is often used to treat skin conditions such as leprosy ...
  http://symptoms.rightdiagnosis.com/cosymptoms/cheek-swelling/swollen-lymph-nodes-desc-sall.htm
*  Disease: Human diseases शब्द सूची | कोलिन्स अंग्रेजी शब्द सूची
... such as kala-azar, caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania leprosya chronic infectious disease occurring mainly in tropical ... visceral leishmaniasis Kaposi's sarcomaa form of skin cancer found in Africans and more recently in victims of AIDS Kawasaki's ... black measlesa severe form of measles characterized by dark eruptions caused by bleeding under the skin blackwater fevera rare ... common in many parts of the world, resulting from defects in the synthesis of the red blood pigment haemoglobin thrusha fungal ...
  https://www.collinsdictionary.com/hi/word-lists/disease-human-diseases
*  Protozoan parasites
Leishmaniasisvisceral leishmaniasis( Kala-azar) ... Leishmania donovani  cutaneous leishmaniasis .......... Leishmania ... Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis Metastatic spread to the oronasal and pharyngeal mucosa (ESPUNDIA) = highly disfiguring leprosy ... Other stages develop in blood vessels of internal organs but are not seen in peripheral blood except in severe infections ... of world population is infected  prevalence of infection in the U.S. is 1 - 2 %  asymptomatic individuals are chronic ...
  https://de.slideshare.net/jayewalk/protozoan-parasites
*  Ag-Therapy: Doctor's Desk Reference
LEISHMANIASIS: see Kala-Azar LENTIGO, MALIGNA Invive - 1 TBL b.i.d. Ag-Cream - topically b.i.d. LEPROSY Invive - 1 TBL b.i.d. ... LEISHMANIASIS Reticuloendo- Leishmania Sandfly VISCERAL thelial cells donovani (Phlebotomus (kala-azar) and plasma argentipes) ... b.i.d. BITES: (animal or human bites sometimes have severe infections) Invive - 1 TBL per day for 8 days then 2 tsp per day ... the world. Penicillin is the treatment of choice for all types and stages. If patient is allergic to Penicillin oxytetracycline ...
  http://www.xpressnet.com/bhealthy/Ag-therapy.html
*  The cross-cutting contribution of the end of neglected tropical diseases to the sustainable development goals | Infectious...
Urbanization of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009;26:330-3.PubMed ... World Trade Organization. Factors shaping the future of world trade. Geneva: United to Combat NTDs; 2013.Google Scholar. ... Leprosy is an obvious example [188], and has been a major focus of stigma studies in the past. However, there are many other ... Is pregnancy associated with severe dengue? A review of data from the Rio de Janeiro surveillance information system. PLoS Negl ...
  https://idpjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40249-017-0288-0
*  CATSCLEM GEZONDHEID en ZIEKTE - HEALTH and DISEASE
Zie ook: KALA AZAR VISCERALE LEISHMANIASIS VL VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS ZWARTE KOORTS BLACK FEVER. Zie ook: LEISHMANIASIS HUID- ... Leprosy Types (Tuberculoid Leprosy - TL, Lepromatous Leprosy - LL, Boderline Leprosy - BL) *Tuberculoid Leprosy TUBERCULOMA. ... Includes world map of areas most affected by this condition and links. *Trachoma TRACHYONYCHIA TWENTY-NAIL DYSTROPHY. Zie ook: ... severe allergies, AIDS, cancer and autoimmune diseases such as lupus. An informative site. *NOAH: Tuberculosis *Tuberculosis *U ...
  http://www.catsclem.nl/medisch/medtru.htm
*  Visceral leishmaniasis - Wikipedia
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, black fever, and Dumdum fever, is the most severe form of leishmaniasis ... This is a technically challenging procedure that is frequently unavailable in areas of the world where visceral leishmaniasis ... Eventually the lesions may coalesce to form disfiguring, swollen structures resembling leprosy, and occasionally causing ... post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis. Brahmachari's cure for visceral leishmaniasis was the urea salt of para-amino-phenyl ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visceral_leishmaniasis
*  Glomerulonefritis e infecciones
Renal involvement in visceral leishmaniasis. Am J Kidney Dis 1985; 6(1): 22-7. [Pubmed] ... Glomerular involvement in human kala-azar. A light, immunofluorescent, and electron microscopic study based on kidney biopsies ... Leprosy-associated renal disease: case report and review of the literature. J Am Soc Nephrol 1995; 5(8): 1546-52. [Pubmed] ... Cohort study of the treatment of severe HIV-associated nephropathy with corticosteroids. Kidney Int 2000; 58(3): 1253-60. [ ...
  http://dev.nefro.elsevier.es/es-monografias-nefrologia-dia-articulo-glomerulonefritis-e-infecciones-182
*  Books by Subject - Lane Medical Library - Stanford University School of Medicine
4. PKDL and its implications in eliminating Kala-azar -- pt. 5. New challenges confronting Kala azar elimination programme and ... Leishmania and Leishmaniasis will address the parasite and its attendant disease, which manifests in three syndromes: Visceral ... and some cause severe disease and death. In our modern world, neuroparasitoses are no longer geographically isolated and these ... Global efforts to control "hidden" diseases, such as dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease), leprosy, schistosomiasis, lymphatic ...
  https://lane.stanford.edu/biomed-resources/ebsubjectbrowse.html?m=Tropical%20Medicine%20and%20Parasitology
*  TRAP-14 AS A THERAPEUTIC AGENT - Patent application
... leishmaniasis, Kala-azar (Kala-azar, Leishmania Infection), lice (body lice, head lice, pubic lice), Lyme disease, malaria, ... Severe closed traumatic brain injury, Severe combined immunodeficiency T-B-, Severe combined immunodeficiency with ... Visceral leishmaniasis, Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, UV-A and visible light-induced photosensitivity disorders (chronic actinic ... Leprosy, Leptospirosis, Leri pleonosteosis, Leri-Weill syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, Lethal arthrogryposis with anterior horn ...
  http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/app/20100210559