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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

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…

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

Vitiligo

An inflammatory process that is idiopathic and results in depigmentation of the skin consequent to loss of melanocytes from the epidermis, and in whitening of hair that follows loss of melanocytes from the bulb of follicles.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

…in and subcutaneous tissue 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…

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