Lepra tuberculoide. Rios González, Carlos Miguel Cátedra de Dermatología. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Caaguazú. Paraguay. El 65,4 % de los casos índices fueron hombres y 22 (84,6 %) lepromatosos; dos tenían lepra indeterminada y dos tuberculoide. Los casos secundarios fueron. La lepra o malaltia de Hansen és una malaltia infectocontagiosa però difícilment . que estaran engruixits i es podran palpar, sobretot a la lepra tuberculoide.

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Clinical histories of patients registered in the Leprosy Control Programme were reviewed. Should household contact examination in a low endemic situation of leprosy continue? The lesions are usually located on the hard and soft palate, in the uvula, on the underside of the tongue, and on the lips and gums.

How to cite this article. Involvement of male genitalia tuerculoide leprosy.

Ortner D, Aufderheide AC, eds. Clinical aspects of leprosy. The deep infections lead to perforation of the septum, and their spreading to the surface of the hard palate may cause periostitis that is visible on X-rays. There were some pigmented lesions on the distal third of the hard palate; the rest of the mucosa showed a normal appearance Figures 2 and 3.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol ; Although both leprosy and tuberculosis were more common in the past they have never completely disappeared, as is illustrated by numerous publications throughout history.

Hansen Neuropathy: Still a Possible Diagnosis in the Investigation of a Peripheral Neuropathy.

In addition to these polar forms of immune response, a significant number of patients show a partial or incomplete response and present borderline forms of the disease. His skin was dry, pale and sclerotic. Similares no Google Citados no Google Scholar.


De las Aguas, T. None of the couples had had leprosy at the time of being married.

As these tuberculoids multiply more in cooler areas the pattern of infection is usually focussed on the skin, superficial cutaneous structures especially peripheral nervesthe eyes and the testicles. The peripheral nerves are usually affected by the bacillus in lepromatous leprosy.

He also had problems swallowing and presented solid and liquid dysphagia.

When the primary case was leprq, no multibacillary leprosy occurred in the secondary case. Nevertheless, much remains to be known about the mechanism of interaction between the two diseases and further research is required. Desikan KV, Srivastava G. This external soft tissue deformity constitutes one of the main facial alterations seen in patients with leprosy 1.

Int J Lepr other Mycobact Dis In many tubercullide where poverty abounds they continue to be endemic 14although isolated in the case of leprosy or not-so-isolated cases may still appear in developed countries, as has occurred with tuberculosis in the context of the Aids pandemic.

Hence the leprous bacilli may form large clusters in the nerve sheath, and in some patients this may at first lead yuberculoide hyperaesthesia. Studying by a new thecnics, which he baptised before as “Lleras’ method”, the scarching of the agent of leprosy in tuberculoid cases, by examination of sub-corium lymph obtained from the lesion, he discovered new forms of the Hansen bacillus, which describes briefly, arriving at the following conclusions: High oral prevalence of Candida krusei in leprosy patients in Northern Thailand.

The differential diagnosis includes systemic lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis, cutaneous leishmaniasis and other skin tuberculooide, tertiary syphilis, lymphomas, systemic mycosis, traumatic lesions and malignant neoplasias, among other disorders.

Although the disease is uncommon in our milieu the rising immigration of recent years is good reason to take it into consideration. Discussion – Facial alterations: Tyberculoide of paracetamol, haloperidol, NPH insulin and rohypnol.


He was a carrier of the hepatitis C virus HCV. This loss of maxillary bone structures and teeth constitutes another characteristic facial alteration in leprosy 4which in the case of our patient contributed to the leonine appearance of the lip Figure 2. Hence it affects the skin, peripheral nerves, the mucosa of the upper airways and other tissues such as bone and some viscera Leprosy lesion of the prepuce of the male genitalia: Considering the proved facts already referred to, the A.

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Lepra – Viquipèdia, l’enciclopèdia lliure

They may take the form of multiple nodules lepromas that progress to necrosis and ulceration. It should also be borne in mind that the characteristics of leprous lesions are not always as evident as those described here. These are hypopigmented in dark-skinned people and erythematous in those with light skin.

En los pies, 16 pacientes lepromatosos presentaron discapacidad grado I y 5 tuvieron discapacidad grado II, tres lepromatosos y 2 tuberculoides. He suffered from protein-energy malnutrition.

Hansen Neuropathy: Still a Possible Diagnosis in the Investigation of a Peripheral Neuropathy.

He is being monitored by his general practitioner and receives domiciliary care for his left knee lesions and diabetes. Quinolones, such as ofloxacin and pefloxacin, as well as tuberfuloide macrolides, such as clarithromycin and minocyclin, are also effective. Int J Epidemiol ,

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