Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sanliurfa: epidemiologic and clinical features of the last four years (1997-2000)


Gurel M. S. , ULUKANLIGIL M., OZBILGE H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.41, no.1, pp.32-37, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.0011-9059.2001.01396.x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.32-37

Abstract

Background Sanliurfa is located in south-east Anatolia, the region with the largest focus of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Turkey. The present study was designed to determine the epidemiological and clinical patterns of cases of CL in the Sanliurfa area over a period of 4 years (1997-2000).