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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…s of syphilis can be distinguished: primary, secondary, or early 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…romatous and almost all borderline patients (except those near 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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…eprosy. 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 “indeterminate” leprosy….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Treatment

…us.Give additional penicillin therapy as for congenital syphilis (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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…cterium avium-intracellulare may induce changes identical with those of lepromatous leprosy. Erythema figuratum differs from indeterminate leprosy by the presence of more dense infiltrates of lymphocytes that spare cutaneous nerves. Polymorphous…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…iocytoma C. Histiocytosis X 1. Childhood self-healing histocytosis 2. Histiocytosis X IV. Lesions caused by proliferation of indeterminate cells A. Solitary lesions B. Multiple lesions V. Malignant proliferative histiocytic disorders A. Reactive…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

…uired (Quiz #638) Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (Quiz #675) Indeterminate leprosy (indeterminate hanseniasis) (Quiz #829) Indeterminate leprosy (indeterminate hanseniasis) (Quiz #830) Infection of Darier’s disease by herpesvirus…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Limitations of the Algorithmic Method

…arse infiltrate of lymphocytes. Those changes could represent an expression of a viral exanthem, morbilliform drug eruption, indeterminate leprosy, or an early stage of vitiligo. In such a circumstance, the diagnosis histopathologic given must be…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Langerhans’ Cells

…). Cells identical in all respects to Langerhans” cells, except for lack of Birbeck’s granules, have been termed indeterminate cells. A calcium-dependent lectin with specificity for binding mannose, namely, langerin, is thought to induce…