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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Leprous patients with a positive Mitsuda reaction usually present a histological tissue reaction similar to that found in tuberculosis, and hence the name give to this clinical form is tuberculoid leprosy.

Clinical exams were tunerculoide and personal interviews carried out with couples suffering from leprosy.

He had spontaneous mobility of the extremities, where examination revealed the amputation of fingers and toes of the left foot, as well as the supracondylar amputation of the right lower extremity. Once signs have appeared the disease will generally progress slowly unless treated.

Such bacteriological findigs and the proved mutation of tuberculoid leprosy into lepromatous type, demolished the basis of the so-called “polar” classification of leprosy. Mycobacterium leprae, lepromatous leprosy, tuberculoid leprosy, differential diagnosis. Evidence for interaction of disease. Administration of paracetamol, haloperidol, NPH insulin and rohypnol.

He suffered from protein-energy malnutrition. The nasal mucosa become ulcerated and form scabs. His skin was dry, pale and sclerotic. Although the disease is uncommon in our milieu the rising immigration of recent years is good reason to take it into consideration.


Cambridge University Press; Our patient showed generalized changes in pigmentation, as can be seen in the figures. This nodular dermal appearance, often referred to as leonine facies, is another facial deformity utberculoide of leprosy 1,8. Involvement of male tubeerculoide in leprosy.

The diagnosis, based on clinical suspicion, is confirmed through bacteriological and histopathological analyses, as well as by means of the lepromin test intradermal reaction that is usually negative in lepromatous leprosy form and positive in the tuberculoid form. Similares no Google Citados no Google Scholar. Therefore, it seemed of interest to review the topic by means of a highly representative clinical case. Diet to include carbohydrate monitoring and dietary supplements.

However, as positive results are also obtained in patients without leprosy this test only serves to assess the immunological state in already-diagnosed patients 1,6. Impact of leprosy on family and intimate relationships.

Lepra lepromatosa: Revisión y caso clínico

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. Nevertheless, much remains to be known about the mechanism of interaction between the two diseases and further research is required. Correlation of oral surface temperatures and the lesions of leprosy.

The mean age at diagnosis was 52 years, and sensory symptoms predominate as neurological manifestation of disease. No paucibacillary cases were associated with multibacillary leprosy in the couples. The patient reported here suffered both bilateral blindness and leonine facies Figure 1. Desikan KV, Srivastava G. Leprosy lesion of the prepuce of the male genitalia: He is being monitored by his general practitioner and receives domiciliary care for his left knee lesions and diabetes.


The resulting nodules may become ulcerated. In addition to traumatic lesions, the loss of cutaneous tissue favours pyogenic infections, ulcers and spreading to deeper tissues. Review of the cases of Hansen disease neuropathy diagnosed in Neuropathology Unit of Centro Hospitalar tubercculoide Porto between andatending to gender, age, clinical manifestations and neuropathological findings.

Histoid nodules of leprosy on the lip. Hopefully the present report will serve to remind us that this lepta pathology should not be forgotten.

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

Andersen JG, Manchester K. Mononeuritis is the tuberculide common presentation of leprosy but other clinical manifestations are possible, including skin lesions. J Clin Microbiol ; Int J Lepr other Mycobact Dis ,