A review on cutaneous leishmaniasis in sindh province, pakistan

Saeeda Anjum Buriro., Irshad Chandio., Hafiza Gul and Attia Bushra

Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in over 80 countries. CL happens all over the year and several outbreaks are described recurrently. CL, earlier prevalent in Baluchistan, has toturn out to be extremely widespread in NWFP, Sindhand Punjab. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL)is extensively spreading day by day. Previously, it was recommended that leishmaniasis is prevalent in particular area of Sindh province, but from the Latest literature it is quite obvious that the disease is dramatically spreading not only in Sindh but all provinces of Pakistan and warning if preventing measures not taken seriously there would be a serious public health issue.

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