Year: 2018 | Month: August | Volume: 8 | Issue: 8 | Pages: 344-346
Leishmanial Lymphadenitis: A Case Report with Review of Literature
Dr. Padam Parmar1,2, Dr. Indu Choudhary2,3, Dr. Ashish Joshee1,2
1Assistant Professor, 2Department of pathology, 3Senior Resident
Department of Pathology, MDM Hospital, Dr SN Medical College, Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Corresponding Author: Dr. Indu Choudhary
Leishmanial lymphadenitis (VL) is an unusual presentation of visceral leishmaniasis, can present either as isolated lymphadenopathy or in association with HIV. VL can be treated easily if identified early. Here we report a case of isolated lymphadenopathy in an 18 year old male from past 3 months without any coexisting immunocompromising condition and no skin manifestation. FNAC of the nodule revealed LD bodies in giemsa stained smears, thus confirming the presence of leishmanial lymphadenitis.
Key words: Leishmanial lymphadenitis, VL, visceral leishmaniasis, lymphadenopathy.