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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…osy, 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 designated “borderline”…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease and Reactional States: Overview

…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 absent. The…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Tuberculoid leprosy vs. Sarcoidosis

…osy, 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 designated “borderline”…

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.

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…nt in regard to resistance to leprae bacilli, i.e., movement in the spectrum of leprosy, such as from the lepromatous to the tuberculoid pole or from the tuberculoid to the lepromatous pole. Erythema nodosum leprosum refers to a specific type of…

Enlarging plaque on the face with enlarged supraorbital nerve

Enlarging plaque on the face with enlarged supraorbital nerve

…was not performed. What is your diagnosis? Answer: Tuberculoid leprosy with reversal reaction (also called “reactional tuberculoid leprosy” or “low resistant tuberculoid leprosy”). Discussion Leprosy or Hansen disease is a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…granulomas are found not only in sarcoidosis, but also in foreign body responses to materials such as silica and beryllium. Tuberculoid granulomas are encountered in infectious diseases besides tuberculosis, among those being tuberculoid leprosy…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…ating further an unsuccessful attempt at phagocytosis and clearance of mycobacteria through cell-mediated immune mechanisms. Tuberculoid granulomas also may be seen in tuberculoid leprosy and chronic leishmaniasis, particularly at that pole in the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…instance, the granulomas are sarcoidal mostly. 10.95.7A: Nodular dermatitis and panniculitis, septal and lobular + 10.95.7B: Tuberculoid granulomas in company with fibrosis = Sarcoidosis This is one of many different manifestation of sarcoidosis,…

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