Evaluation of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the city of Lamerd in2004-2014

Jafarnejad, Aboobakr and Jamshidi, Fariborz and Deghan, Azizallah (2017) Evaluation of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the city of Lamerd in2004-2014. medical journal of mashhad university of medical sciences, 60 (1). pp. 376-382.

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Introduction: Leishmaniasis is one of the six important diseases in the tropics which the World Health Organization has recommended that to be under research. This study was conducted to assess cutaneous leishmaniasis in Lamerd city. Materials and Methods:This study was conducted as Cross-sectional, the information including age, sex, number of lesions, tumor location, location and type of building were collected and eventually analyzed by using SPSS version 22 . Results: from 907 cases studied , 437 men (48.1 ) and 470 were women (51.8 ). The highest number of disease cases were amongage group of 0-9 years and the lowest in age group of persons above 60 years. A total of 60.9 of the patients were in rural and 39.1 were urban, 51.8 of patients in new homes and the rest lived in the old houses. 62.6 of patients had more than one ulcer and the most members are involved parts were hands. Conclusion:This study showed that under ten years age group are most at risk and the pattern of gender is different from other regions of the country. Also the disease was seen more commonly in rural areas Therefore, to prevent the disease, it is necessary to train the groups considered at risk.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Medical J Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mjmums mjmums
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2017 17:46
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2017 17:46
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/8626

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