Search Results for: dimorphous leprosy

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

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An inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…ologically incompetent have nodules and tumors of lepromatous leprosy. When features of both tuberculoid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is designated “borderline” or “dimorphous” lepros…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…ologically incompetent have nodules and tumors of lepromatous leprosy. When features of both tuberculoid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is designated “borderline” or “dimorphous” lepros…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…h indeterminate, pure tuberculoid, and borderline tuberculoid leprosy (less than 3-5 skin lesions), in which organisms are absent. The identification of any mycobacteria in the tissue, or the presence of more than 5 skin lesions classifies the patien…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…des seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, anetoderma. Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is the most economical therapy and many treatment schedules are eff…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…ration of lesions Often annular or arcuate in tuberculoid and dimorphous types Individual lesions Macules, patches, plaques, nodules, and tumors Course Usually protracted, but sometimes marked by exacerbations, i.e., leprosy in reaction Variations cl…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Tuberculoid leprosy vs. Sarcoidosis

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

An inflammatory disease caused by a trypanosome and that may involve skin and mucous membranes, as well as internal organs.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

…by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be punctuated by draining sinuses and by ulcers….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

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