Cpt Kenneth Brooks, PA-C

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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (“Baghdad Boil”)

June 01, 2004

A 33-year-old active-duty soldier who had been in Iraq for 6 months presented with a depressed lesion on his left lateral elbow of several months’ duration. It was neither healing nor enlarging. (The yellowish tint to the skin in the photograph was from a topical iodine solution.)