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Author Soares, Cleverson Teixeira, author

Title Histopathological diagnosis of leprosy / authored by Cleverson Teixeira Soares
Published Sharjah, UAE : Bentham Science Publishers, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (270 p.)
Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- End User License Agreement -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- [CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION] -- CONSENT FOR PUBLICATION -- CONFLICT OF INTEREST -- Dedication -- Classification and General Aspects of Leprosy -- INTRODUCTION -- CLASSIFICATION OF LEPROSY AND ITS REACTIONS -- BACILLOSCOPY -- Bacilloscopic Index (BI) -- Qualitative Aspects of Bacilloscopy -- GENERAL ASPECTS OF LEPROSY -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Indeterminate Leprosy -- INTRODUCTION -- CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF INDETERMINATE LEPROSY -- Clinicopathological Aspects that Differentiate the "I" Form from the other Forms and the Reactional Phenomena of Leprosy -- Differential Diagnoses -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Polar Forms (TT and LL) -- INTRODUCTION -- TUBERCULOID LEPROSY (TT) -- VIRCHOWIAN OR LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY (LL) -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Intermediate or Borderline Forms (BT, BB, and BL) -- INTRODUCTION -- TUBERCULOID BORDERLINE LEPROSY (BT) -- BORDERLINE-BORDERLINE OR MID-BORDERLINE LEPROSY (BB) -- BORDERLINE LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY (BL) -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Type 1 Reaction (T1R) -- INTRODUCTION -- Histopathological and Bacilloscopic Characteristics of T1R -- Differential Diagnoses of T1R -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Type 2 Reaction (T2R) -- INTRODUCTION -- Histopathological and Bacilloscopic Characteristics of T2R -- Differential Clinical and Histopathologic Diagnoses of T2R -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Regression and Relapse -- INTRODUCTION -- CLINICO PATHOLOGICAL AND BACILLOSCOPIC CHARACTERISTICS OF LEPROSY REGRESSION -- HISTOPATHOLOGICAL AND BACILLOSCOPIC CHARACTERISTICS OF LEPROSY RELAPSE -- DIFFERENTIAL CLINICAL AND HISTOPATHOLOGICAL DIAGNOSES OF REGRESSION OR RECURRENCE OF LEPROSY LESIONS -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES
Lucio's Leprosy and Lucio's Phenomenon, Histoid Leprosy, Nodular Leprosy of Childhood, Primary Neural Leprosy, and Diagnosis Using Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology -- INTRODUCTION -- LUCIO'S LEPROSY AND LUCIO'S PHENOMENON -- HISTOID LEPROSY -- NODULAR LEPROSY OF CHILDHOOD -- PRIMARY NEURAL LEPROSY -- FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY FOR LEPROSY DIAGNOSIS -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Abbreviations -- Subject Index
Summary "Histopathological Diagnosis of Leprosy, is a comprehensive guide to the medical pathology of Hansen's disease, which is a complex and clinically challenging infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae. Readers will find 8 chapters on key topics on the subject including general aspects of leprosy, different forms of leprosy (polar, borderline, etc.), reaction types and complications. The information presented in the handbook will equip the reader with the knowledge required to identify the disease in patients and perform differential diagnosis where required. Key Features:- 8 chapters dedicated to key topics about leprosy and its diagnosis- More than 2014 figures featuring over 1000 clinical and histopathological photographs- Complete information about differential diagnosis and reaction phenomena- includes a section dedicated to special and complicated cases- References for further reading- Brings the expertise of renowned physicians to the readerThe detailed presentation of the book is of great value to both healthcare professionals (pathologists, dermatologists, physicians) who are involved in the care of leprosy patients, and medical residents who are seeking information about the disease as part of their medical training."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Leprosy -- Diagnosis.
Leprosy -- Histopathology
Mycobacterium leprae.
Mycobacterium leprae
Leprosy -- Diagnosis.
Mycobacterium leprae.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781681087993