leproma


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leproma

 [lep-ro´mah]
a superficial granulomatous nodule, rich in bacilli, the characteristic lesion of lepromatous leprosy. adj., adj lepro´matous.

le·pro·ma

(lĕ-prō'mă),
A fairly well-circumscribed discrete focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which consists chiefly of an accumulation of large mononuclear phagocytic cells in which the cytoplasm seems finely vacuolated (that is, foam cells); the foamlike character of the macrophages is related to the engulfing of numerous acid-fast organisms.
[G. lepros, scaly, + -oma, tumor]

leproma

/lep·ro·ma/ (lep-ro´mah) a superficial granulomatous nodule rich in leprosy bacilli, the characteristic lesion of lepromatous leprosy.

le·pro·ma

(lĕ-prō'mă)
A discrete focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae.
[G. lepros, scaly, + -oma, tumor]

leproma

The nodular skin manifestation of leprosy (HANSEN'S DISEASE).

leproma

discrete circumscribed focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae infection

le·pro·ma

(lĕ-prō'mă)
A discrete focus of granulomatous inflammation, caused by Mycobacterium leprae.
[G. lepros, scaly, + -oma, tumor]

leproma

(leprō´mə),
n a nodular lesion of leprosy seen on the skin, mucous membranes (including those of the eyes), upper respiratory tract, tongue, and palate.
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The TlyA protein sequence was retrieved from the Leproma server and submitted to the Dense Alignment Surface (DAS) tool of the Expasy web server (http://www.
leprae y sus aminoacidos deducidos Cepas sensibles a Tipo de secuencia la rifampicina Muestras estudiadas Nucleotidica CGG CTG TCG GCG CTG CGG CTG TTG GCG CTG Aminoacidica Arg Leu Ser Ala Leu Arg Leu Leu Ala Leu Posicion de la mutacion, segun diversos sistemas numeracion Telenti Honore Leproma (c) y col.
Hence, a final diagnosis of verrucous carcinoma of buccal mucosa and leproma of the tongue was confirmed.
6%) out of the 23 leproma samples submitted to microscopic analysis and, out of these, 12 (52.
According to leproma handling procedures adopted by CPPI, after being collected, the samples are placed into flasks containing a 0.
In Brazil, the Centre for Production and Research of Immunobiological Products (CPPI) is the only supplier of this antigen for the Brazilian Department of Health and its production is based on lepromas from lepromatous leprosy patients.
leprae or whether there are other mycobacteria in the lepromas, for the inclusion of mycobacteria other than M.
El tipo mas contagioso es la lepra lepromatosa que se caracteriza por las manchas de la piel que evolucionan hacia nodulos llamados lepromas o leprones y que cubren el cuerpo, y que en la cara produce infiltraciones que la deforman denominandola facies leonina, agravada por la perdida del cartilago nasal.
Esta representacion corresponde a otro tipo iconografico que relaciono mas con la lepra lepromatosa, ya que estos bultos se asemejan mas a los lepromas que aparecen en esta fase, donde tambien se producia la perdida del cartilago nasal.
Numerous miliary lepromas consisting of macrophages packed with bacilli are found in the liver, lymph nodes and spleen.
None of the armadillos showed chronic ulcers or visible lepromas.
leprae DNA in these animals, although the animals studied did not show external lesions or lepromas that would have allowed the taking of biopsy samples to confirm the leprosy diagnosis.