lepromatous leprosy

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lepromatous leprosy

[lə¦prä·məd·əs ′lep·rə·sē]
(medicine)
A severely debilitating form of Hansen's disease characterized by the presence of multiple nodular lesions (lepromata) on the skin.
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Coexisting Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and Lepromatous Leprosy.
of cases of both borderline lepromatous and lepromatous together were 7 and 3 cases each of indeterminate leprosy and ENL reactions were also reported.
Lepromatous leprosy complicated with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Individuals with seropositive leprosy contact (IgM anti-PGL-1 level more than 600 unit/ml), have a tendency to experience a change into leprosy lepromatous type.
The multibacillary patients, lepromatous form, delay in leprosy diagnosis, time of diagnosis over 1 year previously and sensorimotor impairments were related to the presence of chronic neuropathic pain in our sample.
Annular vesiculobullous eruptions in type 2 reaction in borderline lepromatous leprosy.
a plant also present in Bangladesh has been clinically evaluated in the treatment of lepromatous leprosy (Ojha, D.
The level of antibodies corresponds to the bacilli load and increases, then, from the tuberculoid pole to the lepromatous (12,14).
4) On one end, the tuberculoid variant is characterized by a strong cell-mediated immune response; at the other end is the lepromatous variant with a weak cell-mediated immune response.
Detection of Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) mutation in the lepromatous leprosy patients.
We have identified a second species of leprosy mycobacterium and, in identifying this killing organism, we've better defined the disease that it causes, diffuse lepromatous leprosy;',' Han states.