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Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (espundia)
  1. Bernardino Roca1,
  2. Manuel Roca2
  1. 1 Medicine, Hospital General de Castellon, Castellon de la Plana, Spain
  2. 2 Hospital of Vinaros, Castellon, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bernardino Roca, Medicine, Hospital General de Castellon, Castellon de la Plana 12004, Spain; broca{at}

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An 89-year-old Spanish man presented with a 15-month history of a slowly growing inflammatory lesion in his left nasolabial region (figure 1A). The process was slightly painful and pruritic. The patient was otherwise asymptomatic. A CT/positron emission tomography showed hypermetabolism in the affected …

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  • Contributors BR attended the patient, prepared the manuscript, asked for permission to relatives of patient to publish the case and submitted the manuscript. MR attended the patient and critically reviewed the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.