Medical Definition of Breda's disease

1. A type of American leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania braziliensis that affects the mucous membranes, particularly in the nasal and oral region, resulting in grossly destructive changes; particularly common in Brazil where a significant proportion of persons infected with L. Braziliensis develop this condition; may develop metastatically from sores originally found elsewhere on the body. Synonym: Breda's disease, bubas braziliana. Origin: Sp., fr. L. Spongia, sponge (05 Mar 2000)



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