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Localized leishmaniasis of the pharyngeal mucosa in the United Arab Emirates

Muhammad Sami Jabbr, Azizullah Jaffar, Jamal Kassouma, hussain Talib Salman
Scheduled to Publish in : HAMDAN MEDICAL JOURNAL ; Vol 10, No 4 (2017)
DOI : 10.7707/hmj.641


We present a case of mucosal leishmaniasis located in the pharynx and possibly the maxillary sinus in a healthy 51-year-old man. The only manifestations of leishmaniasis disease in the described case were dysphagia, voice changes and a longstanding painless pharyngeal mass. Thorough clinical examination and investigations were carried out and treatment was provided in the form of amphotericin B, piperacillin/ tazobactam and linezolid. A review of the literature on this subject has been undertaken.


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