CMAJ Open 2022 Apr-Jun;10(2):E546-E553. Epub 2022 Jun 21.
Department of Medicine (Lemieux), Division of Dermatology, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal; Department of Medicine (Lagacé, Billick), Division of Dermatology, McGill University Health Centre; J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at McGill University (Billick, Ndao, Yansouni, Semret, Libman, Barkati); National Reference Centre for Parasitology (Ndao), Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre; Department of Medicine (Yansouni, Semret, Libman, Barkati), Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Que.
Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis is increasingly encountered in returned travellers and migrants to nonendemic countries. We sought to describe the clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed at our reference centre over a 10-year period.
Methods: This case series included all laboratory-confirmed cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis in travellers and migrants for whom complete clinical data were available, diagnosed between January 2008 and October 2018 at the J. Read More