Delhi boil refers to:

 # Delhi boil refers to:
A. Solar keratosis
B. Malignant pustule
C. Leishmania Tropica
D. Venereal ulcer

The correct answer is C. Leishmania Tropica.

Cutaneous leishmaniasis (also known as oriental sore, tropical sore, chiclero ulcer, chiclero's ulcer or Aleppo boil) are sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies. Delhi boil is a chronic inflammatory disease, most commonly met with in India, especially towards the end of the wet season. The common staphylococcal skin infections- Furunculosis of the external auditory meatus is extremely painful, as the skin is attached to the underlying cartilage, and swelling is accompanied by considerable tension. 

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