What other conditions should be considered in the differential diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis?

Updated: Feb 18, 2020
  • Author: Craig G Stark, MD, FACP, FFTM, RCPS(Glasg), FISTM; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Visceral leishmaniasis

Visceral leishmaniasis may be confused with a variety of other infectious diseases or febrile systemic illnesses. In endemic areas, the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis is often made based on the history and physical examination.

Other conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis for visceral leishmaniasis include the following:


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