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. January 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (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 February 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (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.