Cutaneous leishmaniosis

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Cutaneous leishmaniasis

In cutaneous leishmaniasis, dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections. reveals generalized erythema, yellow tears (follicular plugs), hyperkeratosis and central erosionThis glossary term has not yet been described./ulcerationThis glossary term has not yet been described.. The characteristic translucent orange-yellowish color of sarcoidosisThis glossary term has not yet been described. may additionally be present.[1]
  1. Llambrich et al.: Dermoscopy of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Br. J. Dermatol. 2009;160:756-61. PMID: 19120331. DOI.