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
Androgenic status in patients with lepromatous leprosy
A polymorphism in the toll-like receptor 2 is associated with IL-12 production from monocyte in 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.
The biopsy results and the nodule's appearance were consistent with borderline lepromatous leprosy
, and clofazimine was added to the patient's regimen.
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