indeterminate leprosy

in·de·ter·mi·nate lep·ro·sy

a transitory form of leprosy in which the immunologic status is not yet formed, and the histologic and clinical features are not yet characteristic of any of the major types of leprosy.
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Of these, 13 presented indeterminate leprosy (IL), 15 presented tuberculoid leprosy (TT), and 15 presented lepromatous leprosy (LL).
Data are shown as per cent of patients within each Ridey-Jopling classification (LL; lepromatous leprosy; BL, borderline lepromatous; BB, borderline borderline; BT, borderline tuberculoid; TT, true tuberculoid; IL, indeterminate leprosy).
Sections showing scattered nonspecific lyphohistiocytic infiltration with cellular reaction within dermal nerve or presence of bacilli in subepidermal zone/arrector pilorum muscle/dermal nerve were classified as indeterminate leprosy.
Borderline tuberculoid leprosy was the most frequent morphologic type, seen in 56.3 per cent followed by borderlineborderline ( 1.5 per cent), borderline lepromatous ( 24.9 per cent), lepromatous leprosy ( 8.1 per cent), pure neuritic ( 8.1 per cent), histoid and indeterminate leprosy ( 0.5 per cent each).
It is remarkable that all cases classified as indeterminate leprosy presented no physical deformities at diagnosis.
Concomitant kala-azar, malaria and progressive unstable indeterminate leprosy in an 8-year-old-child.
TT = Tuberculoid; BT= Borderline Tuberculoid; BB = Borderline Borderline; BL= Borderline Lepromatous, LL = Lepromatous, IL= Indeterminate Leprosy.
observed that indeterminate leprosy (IL) patients manifested typical leprosy granulomas post-treatment.
Indeterminate leprosy 2 (4%) cases belonged to this group on histopathology.
Five percent of babies born from mothers with active leprosy had self-healing indeterminate leprosy under the age of 2 years, and also anti-M.