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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007


New Clinicoepidemiologic Profile of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Morocco

Mohamed Rhajaoui*1, Abedelmajeed Nasereddin†1Comments to Author , Hajiba Fellah*, Kifaya Azmi†, Fatima Amarir*, Amer Al-Jawabreh†, Suheir Ereqat†, Joseph Planer‡, and Ziad Abdeen†
Author affiliations: *Institut National d’Hygiène, Rabat, Morocco; †Al-Quds University, East Jerusalem, Palestine; ‡Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana, USA;

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Distribution of cutaneous leishmaniasis, 27 patients, Morocco, 2005–2006

Geographic origin No. cases Age range, y Sex Clinical lesions Leishmania species
Taroudant 2 5–20 1M, 1F Nodular (2) L. tropica
Beni Mellal 4 3–11 3M, 1F Ulcerative (4) L. tropica
Boulemane 7 1.25–60 4M, 3F Ulcerative (5)
Papulonodular (2) L. tropica
Ouarzazate 3 0.25–52 1M, 2F Ulcerative (2)
Nodular (1) L. major
Errachidia 3 3–39 1M, 2F Ulcerative (3) L. major
Sidi Kacem 8 2–70 2M, 6F Erythematous (5)
Papulonodular (2)
Nodular (1) L. infantum

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.