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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

…or plaques of tuberculoid leprosy, whereas those who are immunologically 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…or plaques of tuberculoid leprosy, whereas those who are immunologically 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…ar 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,…

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

Private: Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…rubbing can manifest subtle scale. Differential diagnosis Includes seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, anetoderma. Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Malassezia Infections: Initial Evaluation

…ible scale. Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis includes seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, and anetoderma. Malassezia (formerly Pityrosporum)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…one of which show evidence of decreased sensation. Findings histopathologic Indeterminate leprosy Tuberculoid and dimorphous leprosy Lepromatous leprosy Correlation clinicopathologic Plaques, nodules, and tumors in conventional polar manifestations…

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

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…

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