Search Results for: dimorphous leprosy

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

An inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…oid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is designated “borderline” or “dimorphousleprosy. Early in the course, i.e., before it is yet apparent whether the disease will be tuberculoid or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States

…oid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is designated “borderline” or “dimorphousleprosy. Early in the course, i.e., before it is yet apparent whether the disease will be tuberculoid or…

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,…

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

…ecreased or absent; it may consist of numerous papules, nodules, cords, or tumors, or it may be diffuse, i.e., lepra bonita. Dimorphous leprosy, as the name denotes, is intermediate between tuberculoid and lepromatous leprosy in regard to immunity…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Tuberculoid leprosy vs. Sarcoidosis

…oid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is designated “borderline” or “dimorphousleprosy. Early in the course, i.e., before it is yet apparent whether the disease will be tuberculoid or…

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

…sh pigmentation were new dermoscopic observations in HL. To the best of our knowledge, this is first report of dermoscopy of leprosy in general and of HL in particular. Further studies are recommended involving a large sample size. References 1….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…oid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is designated “borderline” or “dimorphousleprosy. Early in the course, i.e., before it is yet apparent whether the disease will be tuberculoid or…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Vitiligo Differential diagnosis Tinea versicolor Pityriasis alba Discoid lupus…

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