Indian Journal of Dermatology
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 428--429

Auricular enlargement: An atypical presentation of old world cutaneous leishmaniasis


Reza Mahmoud Robati, Mehdi Qeisari, Marjan Saeedi, Mona Karimi 
 Skin Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M.C. Shohada e Tajrish Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Reza Mahmoud Robati
Skin Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M.C. Shohada e Tajrish Hospital, Shahrdari St, 1989934148, Tehran
Iran

The auricle is an extremely rare site for cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Old World, which tends to be a benign disease with self-healing small nodules such as the «DQ»oriental sore«DQ». However, in the New World, there is a type of CL of the ear, named as «DQ»chiclero«SQ»s ulcer«DQ» which is caused by Leishmania mexicana. Herein, we describe a case of massive auricular enlargement due to Old World CL.


How to cite this article:
Robati RM, Qeisari M, Saeedi M, Karimi M. Auricular enlargement: An atypical presentation of old world cutaneous leishmaniasis.Indian J Dermatol 2011;56:428-429


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Robati RM, Qeisari M, Saeedi M, Karimi M. Auricular enlargement: An atypical presentation of old world cutaneous leishmaniasis. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2020 Oct 25 ];56:428-429
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