Increased vascularity and changes in the endothelial cells are more pronounced in lepromatous leprosy
Study of rheumatic manifestations and serologic abnormalities in patients with lepromatous leprosy
Local and systemic effects of intradermal recombinant interferon-gamma in patients with lepromatous leprosy
Noordeen and 955 children contacts of Neelan 1978 (42) lepromatous leprosy
and 2 000 of nonlepromatous leprosy were identified through survey in Sriperum-budur, India.
The second type of reaction, erythema nodosum leprosum, typically occurs in pregnant females and patients younger than 40 years of age with borderline lepromatous or lepromatous leprosy
Stain Histopathology diagnosis positive diagnosis Clinical types n (%) n (%) n (%) Paucibacillary (n = 21) TT 10 (18) 0 14 BT 11 (20) 0 11 Multibacillary (n = 34) BL 27 (49) 2 22 LL 7 (13) 7 5 Total 55 (100) 9 (16) 52 (95) PCR positive Clinical types n (%) Paucibacillary (n = 21) TT 4 BT 6 Multibacillary (n = 34) BL 23 LL 7 Total 40 (73) TT, Tuberculoid leprosy; BT, Borderline tuberculoid leprosy; BL, Borderline lepromatous leprosy
; LL, Lepromatous leprosy
2,3,4 We herein, describe a case of lepromatous leprosy
with deck chair sign, which is very infrequently mentioned in literature.
12,13] In this study, most common type of leprosy was lepromatous leprosy
2) The spectrum of clinical manifestations is illustrated by two polar forms, tuberculoid and lepromatous leprosy
, and various intermediate or borderline forms.
Co-existent acquired perforating collagenosis and lepromatous leprosy
with erythema nodosum leprosum: Response to treatment.
For the study, researchers compared the micro-RNAs in human skin lesions from two types of leprosy: tuberloid leprosy, a milder infection that is more easily contained, and lepromatous leprosy
, which is more serious and causes widespread infection throughout the body.
The combination of clinical, histopathologic, and histochemical staining features was diagnostic for multibacillary lepromatous leprosy