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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* Result of progressive deterioration of the macular, diffuse or infiltrated forms of lepromatous leprosy.
Mycobacterium lepromatosis lepromatous leprosy in US citizen who traveled to disease-endemic areas.
Lymph node abscess and cardiac involvement in a patient with nodular lepromatous leprosy (LL) with erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL): a rare occurrence.
Type 2 Leprae reaction is associated with lepromatous leprosy with very high burden of the mycobacteria leprae.
We suggested that AHH and AHK will be a great benefit for patients with lepromatous leprosy who have a poor cellular immune response against M.
The diagnosis of lepromatous leprosy with concomitant disseminated tuberculosis was made.
(a) Indeterminate leprosy; (b) tuberculoid leprosy; (c) lepromatous leprosy; (d) Ziehl-Neelsen staining.
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).
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.
The patient is a known case of lepromatous leprosy (LL), diagnosed 22 years ago with irregular treatment, neurological damage and deformities.
Borderline tuberculoid leprosy was the most frequent morphologic type, seen in 56.3 per cent followed by borderlineborderline ( 1.5 per cent), borderline lepromatous ( 24.9 per cent), lepromatous leprosy ( 8.1 per cent), pure neuritic ( 8.1 per cent), histoid and indeterminate leprosy ( 0.5 per cent each).
The NOD2 pathway was inhibited and could not be activated in lepromatous leprosy, which is more serious and causes widespread infection throughout the body.
Acacia catechu Willd., a plant also present in Bangladesh has been clinically evaluated in the treatment of lepromatous leprosy (Ojha, D., 1969).
Lepromatous leprosy is another stable form of the disease, lepromin is negative, but there is presence of bacilli in the smears.