PMID: 108910Oct 1, 1978

Epitheliomatous degeneration of wounds, ulcers and perforating plantar disorders in patients with leprosy

Acta Leprologica
M Rostant

Abstract

Six cases of epitheliomatous degeneration, among which five spino-cellulars and one baso-cellular, happened among leprosy patients showing sores, ulcerations and planter ulcers, are quoted in this study. Here, the authors underline the favorable part of the defects of cellular immunity for the leprous pathogenesis, and the need of using histological exams systematically when noticing any continued delay of cicatrisation. An immuno-stimulating medication should be used for any leprosy patient showing obstinate trophical troubles.

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