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.
Keywords: Leprosy, Borderline Tuberculoid Leprosy
"It looked as if we had converted that limited area from lepromatous to tuberculoid leprosy
," Nathan says.
presents with macules or plaques.
The diagnostic hypothesis was reactional tuberculoid leprosy
It is clearly evident from Table 4 that clinically majority of the patients (40%) belonged to Lepromatous Leprosy (LL) group followed by Borderline Tuberculoid (BT) group (24%), Tuberculoid Leprosy
(TT) group (14%) and Mid-Borderline (BB) group and Indeterminate Leprosy (IL) group with 6% to 4% each.
Borderline tuberculoid leprosy
: an immune reconstitution phenomenon in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected person.
A biopsy was performed with the differential diagnosis of DLE, vitiligo, lupus vulgaris, hypopigmented lesions of tuberculoid leprosy
, actinic keratoses, coral reef keratoacanthomas.
 Tuberculoid leprosy
& lepromatous leprosy were seen in equal proportion in both cases.
Report of two AIDS patients presenting a shifting from borderline lepromatous leprosy to borderline tuberculoid leprosy
. Lepr Rev.
In children, tuberculoid leprosy
is more common than lepromatous leprosy.
Sporotrichoid tuberculoid leprosy
. Acta Dermato-venereol, 1998; 78: 381.