The Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniases in Patients Referred to Kermanshah Hygienic Centers

authors:

avatar Naser Nazari 1 , avatar Reza Faraji 2 1 , * , avatar Mehdi Vejdani 1 , avatar Ali Mekaeili 1 , avatar Yazdan Hamzavi 1

Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

how to cite: Nazari N, Faraji 2 R, Vejdani M, Mekaeili A, Hamzavi Y. The Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniases in Patients Referred to Kermanshah Hygienic Centers. Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012;14(8):e93288.

Abstract

Background: Cutaneous leishmaniases is the problem in our country. The aim of this study was determine of cutaneous leishmaniases in Kermanshah.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive–analytic study was and the statical society includes individual information with diagnosis during the 2006-2008 in the county health department in combating communicable disease were registered.
Results: Most cases were in age group 20-29 year. Most patients had a wound on his body (52.36%) and most of them were on hands (52%).

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