KALA-AZAR OR VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS
 
What is Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis (PKDL)?

Post Kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis is a condition in which Leishmania donovani parasites are found in skin. PKDL develops in some of the Indian kala-azar patients usually 1-2 years or more following recovery of Kala-azar; less commonly without suffering from Kala-azar