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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* It is a rare form of lepromatous leprosy, mostly seen in Mexico.
A very common case become rare: Anesthetic considerations of lepromatous leprosy. Anesth Essays Res 2011; 5(2): 207-10.
Rapelanoro Rabenja, "Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Lepromatous Leprosy Coinfection," Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine, vol.
(d) Indeterminate leprosy, GRP78/BiP antibody; (e) tuberculoid leprosy, GRP78/BiP antibody; (f) lepromatous leprosy, GRP78/BiP antibody; (j) indeterminate leprosy, PERK antibody; (k) tuberculoid leprosy, PERK antibody; (l) lepromatous leprosy, PERK antibody; (g) indeterminate leprosy, IRE1[alpha] antibody; (h) tuberculoid leprosy, IRE1[alpha] antibody; (i) lepromatous leprosy, IRE1[alpha] antibody; (a) indeterminate leprosy, ATF6 antibody; (b) tuberculoid leprosy, ATF6 antibody; (c) lepromatous leprosy, ATF6 antibody.
Lepromatous leprosy complicated with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Coexistence of an unusual form of scabies and lepromatous leprosy. A case report.
Based on the exam and the results of the biopsy, we diagnosed borderline lepromatous leprosy. Microscopic findings of the punch biopsy showed lymphohistiocytic infiltrate with granulomatous features and numerous acid-fast bacilli (FIGURE 2).
Detection of Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) mutation in the lepromatous leprosy patients.
Lepromatous leprosy is the most severe form, causing generalized disease, usually with numerous papules, nodules, or plaques containing abundant M.
"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.
Quebec City -- The woman's origin from Singapore and her extensive history of living in nine countries from age 26 tO 39 years until she immigrated to Canada was crucial in leading to her diagnosis of borderline lepromatous leprosy, Michael Kalisiak, M.D., reported at the annual conference of the Canadian Dermatology Association.