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Old 02-12-2010
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Leishmania Major- This is a case of cutaneous Leishmaniasis...
I agree with you.
Two bugs are commonly seen in soldiers deployed to Iraq. Leishmania and Strongyloides.
The case is describing cutaneous leishmania. The inclusions in histiocytes are Donovan bodies.
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