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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007

Dispatch

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Sri Lanka

Sujeevi S.K. Nawaratna*Comments to Author , Danister J. Weilgama*, Chandana J. Wijekoon†, Manel Dissanayake‡, and Kosala Rajapaksha§
Author affiliations: *University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; †Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka; ‡Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka; §Veterinary Research Institute, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka;

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Table 1

Distribution of cutaneous leishmaniasis lesions on infected patients, Sri Lanka, June 2001–June 2005

LocationNo. patients*%
Face4754.7
Scalp11.2
Ear55.8
Neck33.5
Trunk78.1
Upper limb
Upper arm44.7
Elbow11.2
Forearm2225.6
Hand22.3
Lower limb
Above knee00
Below knee78.1
Foot11.2

*Some had multiple lesions at different sites.

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