Which human body system is involved in 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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Answer

Leishmaniasis is a disease that involves the reticuloendothelial system. The parasitized macrophages disseminate infection to all parts of the body, especially to the spleen, liver, and bone marrow.


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