lepromatous leprosy

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a very serious form of leprosy characterized by lesions that spread over much of the body and affecting many systems of the body

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of mast cells in lepromatous leprosy were 47 cells/sq.
Auto-aggressive Hansen's disease is a rare presentation of lepromatous leprosy or borderline leprosy, which shares clinical features of connective tissue diseases such as SLE (11).
leprae, the increased IDO activity in the sera of lepromatous leprosy patients also depends on IFN-I3.
Type 2 reaction is observed in borderline lepromatous and lepromatous leprosy and, usually, presents as crops of erythematous tender nodules and plaques over extremities, trunk, face, and other body parts.
Coexistence of an unusual form of scabies and lepromatous leprosy.
A polymorphism in the toll-like receptor 2 is associated with IL-12 production from monocyte in lepromatous leprosy.
Lepromatous leprosy is the most severe form, causing generalized disease, usually with numerous papules, nodules, or plaques containing abundant M.
Quebec City -- The woman's origin from Singapore and her extensive history of living in nine countries from age 26 tO 39 years until she immigrated to Canada was crucial in leading to her diagnosis of borderline lepromatous leprosy, Michael Kalisiak, M.
Preliminary experiments with gamma interferon indicate it may be useful in treating lepromatous leprosy, a form of Hansen's disease.
Historically, Lucio's phenomenon was confined to Mexico, mostly in cases of diffuse lepromatous leprosy, also referred to as "Leprosy bonita.
One patient with lepromatous leprosy was detected to have military tuberculosis and was given antituberculous treatment (CAT-1) also.
The slides were then examined by a histopathologist and the reports were interpreted as tuberculoid, borderline tuberculoid, mid borderline, borderline lepromatous and lepromatous leprosy.
Slit-skin smear revealed multiple acid-fast bacilli (AFB) on Wade-Fite staining, thus confirming the diagnosis of lepromatous leprosy.