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WHAT IS POST KALA-AZAR DERMAL LEISHMANIASIS (PKDL)?

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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