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Does leishmaniasis commonly occur in the us?

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Dr. Jackie Lam
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

It's mostly commonly a tropical disease.

In brief: No

It's mostly commonly a tropical disease.
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Dr. Jackie Lam
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Uncommon

Cases of leishmaniasis in the United States are usually from people who have lived or traveled in one of over 90 countries in which it is found.
There is leishmaniasis in parts of asia, africa, southern europe, the middle east , central america, south america & mexico.

In brief: Uncommon

Cases of leishmaniasis in the United States are usually from people who have lived or traveled in one of over 90 countries in which it is found.
There is leishmaniasis in parts of asia, africa, southern europe, the middle east , central america, south america & mexico.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: No

Seen more commonly in the middle east and south america and parts of asia.

In brief: No

Seen more commonly in the middle east and south america and parts of asia.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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