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Table 2 Main differential diagnosis in CL and MCL cases

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

Leishmaniasis diagnosisDifferential diagnosisCL (n = 37)MCL (n = 5)
Leishmaniasis (unique diagnosis) 140
Leishmaniasis in combination (more than one initial diagnosis in some patients) 130
Mycobacteriosis5 
Epidermoid carcinoma3 
Pyoderma gangrenosum3 
Sarcoidosis, lymphoma, ecthyma, nodular lymphangitis5 
OtherEpidermoid carcinoma05
Lichen, lymphoma, sarcoidosis, juvenile xanthogranuloma100