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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

…morphous” leprosy. Early in the course, i.e., before it is yet apparent whether the disease will be tuberculoid or lepromatous, lesions present themselves as hypopigmented patches known properly as those of “indeterminateleprosy….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…morphous” leprosy. Early in the course, i.e., before it is yet apparent whether the disease will be tuberculoid or lepromatous, lesions present themselves as hypopigmented patches known properly as those of “indeterminateleprosy….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…the tuberculoid pole). Paucibacillary patients are those with 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 th…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…y syphilis of less than 1 year’s duration; infection of indeterminate length, or more than 1 year’s duration; neurosyphilis; congenital syphilis; and syphilis infection in association with HIV infection. When a diagnosis of syphilis is ma…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Treatment

…s (see below) to the baby at birth. 3, 6, 9, 12 and 24 months Indeterminate length, > 1 year duration Intramuscular benzathine penicillin G 2.4 x 106 U weekly for 3 successive weeks Azithromycin 2 g single dose, doxycycline 100 mg b.i.d. for 28 da…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

Leprosy Synonyms Hansen’s disease Lepra Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults of both sexes who live in endemic areas Distribution of lesions Localized in indeterminate and tuberculoid types; widespread and symmetrical in leproma…

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.

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