LD Body in Epitrochliar Lymphnode in a Bone Marrow and Splenic Aspiration Negative Indian Kala Azar

Authors

  • Ratan Das Gupta Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Aparna Das Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Titu Miah Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Mohammad Ashik Imran Khan Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Muntasir Hasnain Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Billal Alam Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Ahamedul Kabir Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i2.8429

Keywords:

Kala Azar, Lymphadenopathy, Leishmania Donovani (LD) body, Bangladesh

Abstract

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i2.8429

JOM 2011; 12(2): 188-190

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Das Gupta, R., Das, A., Miah, T., Imran Khan, M. A., Hasnain, M., Alam, B., & Kabir, A. (2011). LD Body in Epitrochliar Lymphnode in a Bone Marrow and Splenic Aspiration Negative Indian Kala Azar. Journal of Medicine, 12(2), 188–190. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i2.8429

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