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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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Abstract

SAMPAIO, Raimunda Nonata Ribeiro; SALARO, Cristina Paula; RESENDE, Paula  and  PAULA, Carmen Déa Ribeiro de. American cutaneous leishmaniasis associated with HIV/AIDS: report of four clinical cases. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2002, vol.35, n.6, pp. 651-654. ISSN 1678-9849.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822002000600017.

The co-infection American cutaneous leishmaniasis and AIDS has recently been described in the literature, observing differences between the clinical and immunological behavior of these patients. Four cases are reported here, attended at the Brasilia University Hospital, with diagnoses of infection by Leishmania species and immunodeficiency virus, with a view to illustrating the clinical presentations, course and therapeutic responses.

Keywords : Leishmaniasis; AIDS; Clinical course; Therapeutics.

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