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In this section we have spot diagnoses posted on a daily basis since June 2010, now over 1700! You can review the archived cases and read the suggested diagnoses by users and the final comment by Dr Uma Sundram, the Editor-in-Chief and main spot diagnosis host. Case are uploaded each week day by 10 a.m. UK time with the correct diagnosis will generally be posted at 8 p.m. UK time. Why not view the most recent spot diagnosis and proffer a diagnosis?

Case Number : Case 1215 - 18 February Posted By: Guest

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41 year-old male with facial lesion, clinically thought to be a squamous lesion. The patient is a jailer. The lesion appeared about 2 months ago, around the time the patient was treated for testicular torsion.

Case posted by Dr Hafeez Diwan


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Agree, leishmaniasis, owing to the "Marquee" sign (microorganisms lining up along the periphery).

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Guest Jim Davie MD

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Agree, leishmaniasis. Was this a Texas resident?

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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Leishmaniasis. Yes, this is a Texas resident. The organism is Leishmania mexicana.

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