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October 1975

Metronidazole Therapy for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Illinois, Chicago.

Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(10):1343-1344. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630220107012

• A man acquired cutaneous leishmaniasis in Afghanistan. The disease involved two sites and remained active for seven months. Treatment with metronidazole was followed by resolution of the skin lesions in one month.

(Arch Dermatol 111:1343-1344, 1975)