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histoid

 [his´toid]
1. developed from one kind of tissue.
2. resembling one of the tissues of the body.

his·toid

(his'toyd),
1. Resembling in structure one of the tissues of the body.
2. Sometimes used with reference to the histologic structure of a neoplasm derived from and consisting of a single, relatively simple type of neoplastic tissue that closely resembles the normal, as in certain fibromas and leiomyomas.
Synonym(s): histioid
[histo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

histoid

/his·toid/ (his´toid)
1. developed from but one kind of tissue.
2. like one of the tissues of the body.

his·toid

(his'toyd)
1. Resembling in structure one of the tissues of the body.
2. The histologic structure of a neoplasm derived from and consisting of a single, relatively simple type of neoplastic tissue that closely resembles the normal.
[histo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

histoid

1. developed from one kind of tissue.
2. resembling one of the tissues of the body.
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Histoid leprosy is a rare variant of bacilliferous leprosy with classical clinical, histopathological and bacteriological findings.
HL was originally described as a manifestation of drug resistance after irregular or inadequate treatment with dapsone monotherapy or multi-drug therapy, but histoid nodules may appear also de novo representing the first manifestation of lepromatous leprosy (LL).
In LL, grenz zone with pan dermal infiltrate was seen in 100% cases, while histoid leprosy showed spindle-shaped tumor-like infiltrate of histiocytes forming whorls and/or interlacing bands in the dermis.
Therefore, the diagnosis of histoid type lepromatous leprosy was made and confirmed based on clinical and histopathological findings.
Histoid leprosy is a variant of lepromatous leprosy, which develops as a result of resistance to dapsone monotherapy.
11,14) It has also been pointed out that cases of histoid leprosy (a rare and often unrecognised form of MB disease) can act as a reservoir.
He was diagnosed as histoid leprosy on histopathology.
Transepidermal elimination of Mycobacterium leprae in histoid leprosy: a case report suggesting possible participation of skin in leprosy transmission.
Characteristics of Multibacillary (MB) pole (Consisting of BL, LL and Histoid leprosy)
Out of 100 deformity cases, borderline leprosy cases were 80 (80%), tuberculoid type 1(1%), lepromatous type were 3(3%), 13 (13%) were pure neuritic type, 2(2%) were indeterminate type, 1 (1%) histoid type.
For example, histopathology is valuable to confirm certain diagnoses such as histoid leprosy, (53) but is often unavailable.