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Surgical treatment of type I neuritis in a teenage boy with borderline tuberculoid leprosy
(Soc Brasileira Medicina Tropical, 2015-03-01)
Exacerbation of the immune response against Mycobacterium leprae can lead to neuritis, which is commonly treated via immunosuppression with corticosteroids. Early neurolysis may be performed concurrently, especially in ...
Hanseníase: Pauci e multibacilares estão sendo diferentes?
Study design: Cross sectional descriptive observational study. Introduction: Present strategy for leprosy control according to World Health Organization is based on respective treatment for pauci or multibacillary patients. ...
The role of human T cell lymphotrophic virus type 1, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus coinfections in leprosy
Leprosy spectrum and outcome is associated with the host immune response against Mycobacterium leprae. The role of coinfections in leprosy patients may be related to a depression of cellular immunity or amplification of ...
Immunological reactions to mycobacterial proteins in the spectrum of leprosy
(International Journal of Leprosy 65(4):497-500, 2015)
Use of the polymerase chain reaction to detect Mycobacterium leprae in urine
(ASSOC BRAS DIVULG CIENTIFICASAO PAULO, 2012)
Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has been applied to detect M. leprae in different clinical samples and urine seems to be attractive for this purpose. PCR ...