The Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniases in Patients Referred to Kermanshah Hygienic Centers

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Naser Nazari 1 , Reza Faraji 2 1 , * , Mehdi Vejdani 1 , Ali Mekaeili 1 , Yazdan Hamzavi 1

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1 Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (8); e93288
Published Online: May 28, 2012
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: January 03, 2012
Accepted: May 24, 2012

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Abstract

Background: Cutaneous leishmaniases is the problem in our country. The aim of this study was determine of cutaneous leishmaniases in Kermanshah.

Materials and Methods: This descriptive–analytic study was and the statical society includes individual information with diagnosis during the 2006-2008 in the county health department in combating communicable disease were registered.

Results: Most cases were in age group 20-29 year. Most patients had a wound on his body (52.36%) and most of them were on hands (52%).

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Cutaneous leishmaniases Patients Iran

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