LD Body in Epitrochliar Lymphnode in a Bone Marrow and Splenic Aspiration Negative Indian Kala Azar
Keywords:Kala Azar, Lymphadenopathy, Leishmania Donovani (LD) body, Bangladesh
Kala Azar is a parasitic disease cause by Leishmania Donovani, transmitted by sand fly phlebotomus. Lymphadenopathy is not a common presentation in Indian Kala azar. We present an adult male from endemic zone of kalaazar presented with epitrochlear lymphadenopathy and hepato-splenomegaly and diagnosed by presence LD in lymphnode biopsy.
Keyword: Kala Azar, Lymphadenopathy, Leishmania Donovani (LD) body, Bangladesh
JOM 2011; 12(2): 188-190
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