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Table 1 Characteristics of the lesion skin and the immune state of patients with CL and MCL

From: Cutaneous and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis: experience of a Mediterranean hospital

VariableGroupICP (n = 28)ISP (n = 14)Total (n = 42)
Close contact with dogs or living near to kennels 10212
Age < 5 years 606
Age > 65 years 7613
Male 21930
Skin lesionPapule819
Plaque13518
Nodule/tumor7815
Ulceration or crust 201333
Nodular lymphangitis 202
Location of CLHead/neck11415
Thorax202
Upper extremities7512
Lower extremities628
Combination011
Location of MCLNasal mucosa112
Oral mucosa123
Number of skin lesionsUnique251338
Multiple314
  1. Abbreviations: ICP, immunocompetent patients; ISP, immunosuppressed patients