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Histopathology of human American cutaneous leishmaniasis before and after treatment


, : Histopathology of human American cutaneous leishmaniasis before and after treatment. Revista Da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical 31(1): 11-18

Histopathological changes in 32 cases of American cutaneous leishmaniasis (caused by Leishmania sp.) from Minas Gerais State, Brazil, before and after treatment are described.

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