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Descriptor English: Leishmaniasis
Descriptor Spanish: Leishmaniasis
Descriptor Portuguese: Leishmaniose
Descriptor French: Leishmaniose
Entry term(s): Infection, Leishmania
Infections, Leishmania
Leishmania Infection
Leishmania Infections
Leishmaniases
Tree number(s): C01.610.752.300.500
C01.610.858.560
C01.920.813
C17.800.838.775.560
SP4.012.148.159
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007896
Scope note: A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus LEISHMANIA. There are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (Old and New World) (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS), diffuse cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS), mucocutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, MUCOCUTANEOUS), and visceral (LEISHMANIASIS, VISCERAL).
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; LEISHMANIASIS, AMERICAN see LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS is also available; tegumentary leishmaniasis = LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 24226
Unique ID: D007896
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Leishmaniasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0012333
Scope note A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus LEISHMANIA. There are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (Old and New World) (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS), diffuse cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS), mucocutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, MUCOCUTANEOUS), and visceral (LEISHMANIASIS, VISCERAL).
Preferred term Leishmaniasis
Entry term(s) Infection, Leishmania
Infections, Leishmania
Leishmania Infection
Leishmania Infections
Leishmaniases



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