Leprosy

Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease (HD), is a long-term infection by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae or Mycobacterium lepromatosis. Infection can lead to damage of the nerves, respiratory tract, skin, and eyes. This damage may result in a lack of ability to feel pain, which can lead to the loss of parts of extremities from repeated injuries or infection due to unnoticed wounds. Discover the latest research on leprosy here.

October 15, 2021

[Delay in diagnosis as a prognostic factor for disability in patients with leprosy in Paraguay. Case and control study].

Revista chilena de infectología : órgano oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectología
María Margarita AguileraMargarita Samudio
October 15, 2021
Correction
Open Access

Corrigendum: Reductive Power Generated by Mycobacterium leprae Through Cholesterol Oxidation Contributes to Lipid and ATP Synthesis.

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
Thabatta L S A RosaMarcia Berrêdo-Pinho
October 15, 2021
Case Report

Leprosy case series in the emergency room: A warning sign for a challenging diagnosis.

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases
Fred Bernardes FilhoMarco A C Frade
October 15, 2021

Leprosy in wild chimpanzees.

Nature
Kimberley J HockingsFabian H Leendertz
October 13, 2021

Chromoblastomycosis in Latin America and the Caribbean: epidemiology over the past 50 years.

Medical Mycology
Armando GuevaraRosane Christine Hahn
October 12, 2021

Borderline Tuberculoid Hansen Disease Presenting as Chronic Macrocheilia.

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Anusuya SadhasivamohanKaliaperumal Karthikeyan
October 11, 2021
Review
Open Access

Host Immune-Metabolic Adaptations Upon Mycobacterial Infections and Associated Co-Morbidities.

Frontiers in Immunology
Alba LlibreClaudio Mauro
October 11, 2021
Open Access

Analysis of the myeloid-derived suppressor cells and annexin A1 in multibacillary leprosy and reactional episodes.

BMC Infectious Diseases
Stephanni Figueiredo da SilvaAmilcar Sabino Damazo
October 8, 2021

Infections of the Peripheral Nervous System.

Continuum : Lifelong Learning in Neurology
Samantha LoRusso
October 8, 2021

Methylprednisolone pulse therapy for leprosy neuritis: A retrospective study with sensory testing and peripheral nerve ultrasonography correlation.

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Helena B LugãoMarco A C Frade
October 8, 2021

Profile of dermatology inpatients and admissions over a four year period in a tertiary level government teaching hospital in North India.

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Vishal GuptaVinod Kumar Sharma
October 8, 2021
Open Access

Changes in B Cell Pool of Patients With Multibacillary Leprosy: Diminished Memory B Cell and Enhanced Mature B in Peripheral Blood.

Frontiers in Immunology
Otto Castro NogueiraCristiana Santos de Macedo
October 8, 2021

Repurposing Drugs to Combat Drug Resistance in Leprosy: A Review of Opportunities.

Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening
Mukul Sharma, Pushpendra Singh
October 6, 2021
Open Access

Mycobacterium leprae diversity and population dynamics in medieval Europe from novel ancient genomes.

BMC Biology
Saskia PfrengleVerena J Schuenemann
October 5, 2021
Preprint
Open Access

Development and validation of a multiplex real-time qPCR assay using GMP-grade reagents for leprosy diagnosis.

MedRxiv : the Preprint Server for Health Sciences
F. S. d. N. MantaM. O. Moraes
October 4, 2021
Case Report
Open Access

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome in the context of sarcoidosis: a case report.

Journal of Medical Case Reports
J CasperAnnette D Wagner

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