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Chapter-07 Leprosy

BOOK TITLE: Illustrated Textbook of Dermatology

Author
1. Pasricha JS
2. Gupta Ramji
ISBN
9788180615658
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10378_7
Edition
3/e
Publishing Year
2006
Pages
9
Author Affiliations
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India, Indraprashtha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
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Abstract

Deals with various clinical manifestations of leprosy such as maculo-anaesthetic leprosy, tuberculoid leprosy, neuritic leprosy, dimorphous/borderline leprosy (borderline tuberculoid, mid-borderline, and borderline-lepromatous leprosy) and the lepromatous leprosy, depending upon the immune status of the patient, and the mildest form indeterminate leprosy and the severest form the histoid leprosy are described along with their clinical, histopathological and immunological characteristics. The diagnostic methods for confirmation and classification of the disease and the details of treatment are included. The description also includes information about the reactions in leprosy and their management.

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