Leishmaniasis

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Leishmaniasis
SynonymsLeishmaniosis
Skin ulcer due to leishmaniasis, hand of Central American adult 3MG0037 lores.jpg
Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the haund o a Central American adult
SpecialtyInfectious disease
SymptomsSkin ulcers, fiver, law reid bluid cells, enlairged liver[1][2]
CausesLeishmania parasites spreid bi sandflies[1]
PreventionBug nets, insecticide[1]
Frequency4-12 million[3][4]
Daiths24,200 (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. Januar 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 21 Februar 2014. Retrieved 17 Februar 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. Barrett, MP; Croft, SL (2012). "Management of trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis". British medical bulletin. 104: 175–96. doi:10.1093/bmb/lds031. PMC 3530408. PMID 23137768.
  3. "Leishmaniasis Magnitude of the problem". World Health Organization. Archived frae the oreeginal on 26 October 2013. Retrieved 17 Februar 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  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 5055577. 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 5388903. PMID 27733281.