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Medical Term:

pian bois

 

Definition: a form of New World cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania braziliensis guyanensis in the Amazon delta; a small proportion of cases are said to metastasize to the nasal mucosa with espundialike involvement.

Synonym(s): bosch yaws, bush yaws

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