Leishmaniasis

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Leishmaniasis
Synonyms Leishmaniosis
Skin ulcer due to leishmaniasis, hand of Central American adult 3MG0037 lores.jpg
Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the haund o a Central American adult
Specialty Infectious disease
Symptoms Skin ulcers, fiver, law reid bluid cells, enlairged liver[1][2]
Causes Leishmania parasites spreid bi sandflies[1]
Prevention Bug nets, insecticide[1]
Frequency 4-12 million[3][4]
Daiths 24,200 (2015)[5]

Leishmaniasis is a disease caused bi parasites o the Leishmania teep.[1] It is spreid bi the bite o certain teeps o saundflees.[1] The disease can present in three main weys: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, or visceral leishmaniasis.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Leishmaniasis Fact sheet N°375". World Health Organization. January 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. Barrett, MP; Croft, SL (2012). "Management of trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis". British medical bulletin. 104: 175–96. doi:10.1093/bmb/lds031. PMC 3530408Freely accessible. PMID 23137768. 
  3. "Leishmaniasis Magnitude of the problem". World Health Organization. Archived frae the oreeginal on 26 October 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  4. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. 388 (10053): 1545–1602. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6. PMC 5055577Freely accessible. PMID 27733282. 
  5. GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. 388 (10053): 1459–1544. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31012-1. PMC 5388903Freely accessible. PMID 27733281.