Hansen's Disease

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Hansen's Disease

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hansen's Disease" returned 57 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Family Health Strategy professionals' view on the effects of Hansen's disease training].
 

Author(s): Ana Lúcia Alves de Souza, Katia Virginia de Oliveira Feliciano, Marina Ferreira de Medeiros Mendes

Journal: Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2015 Aug;49(4):610-8.

 

Evaluating how professionals of family health teams from three municipalities of Pernambuco perceive and interpret the effects of Hansen's disease training.

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2015

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Complex Type 2 Reactions in Three Patients with Hansen's Disease from a Southern United States Clinic.
 

Author(s): Kristoffer E Leon, Jorge L Salinas, Robert W McDonald, Anandi N Sheth, Jessica K Fairley

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2015 Nov;93(5):1082-6.

 

In non-endemic countries, leprosy, or Hansen's disease (HD), remains rare and is often underrecognized. Consequently, the literature is currently lacking in clinical descriptions of leprosy complications in the United States. Immune-mediated inflammatory states known as reactions ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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Isolated case of mucosal histoid Hansen's disease of the nasal cavity in a post-global elimination era.
 

Author(s): Santosh K Swain, Ajay K Jena, Maitreyee Panda, Debahuti Mohapatra, Nibedita Patro, Mahesh C Sahu

Journal: J Infect Public Health. ;8(6):630-3.

 

Histoid Hansen's disease is a rare form of multibacillary leprosy with distinct clinical and histopathological features. This type of leprosy is a variant of lepromatous leprosy with a very high bacterial reserve. Of alarming concern is the discovery of an isolated mucosal histoid ...

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2015

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The terms "Hansen's Disease" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Hansen's disease: case report and review of literature].
 

Author(s): Marcela Concha R, M Laura Cossio T, Iván Salazar S, Félix Fich S, Carlos Pérez C, Sergio González B

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2008 Feb;25(1):64-9.

 

Leprosy is a granulomatous disease affecting the skin and peripheral nerves caused by Mycobacterium leprae. The range of clinical forms varying from tuberculoid to lepromatous leprosy results from variations in the cellular immune response to the mycobacterium. Despite available combined ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2008

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[A review on Hansen's disease].
 

Author(s): J Luis Fernández, J F Rangel Mayoral, F J Liso Rubio

Journal: Farm Hosp. ;28(2):123-9.

 

Hanseńs disease or leprosy is considered a pre-eradicated condition in Spain, with a prevalence rate of 0.1 cases per 10,000 inhabitants (below 1 case per 10,000 inhabitants, which was the World Health Organizatiońs health goal worldwide for year 2000). The purpose of this review ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2004

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Hansen's disease.
 

Author(s): R H Gelber

Journal: West. J. Med.. 1993 Jun;158(6):583-90.

 

Last Updated: 26 Aug 1993

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Extramembranous and Interosseous Technique of Tibialis Posterior Tendon Transfer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Muscle Injury; Nerve Injury; Poliomyelitis; Leprosy; Cerebral Palsy

 

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2016

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Clinical Utility Of Genetic Screening For HLA-B*1301, On Susceptibility To Dapsone Hypersensitivity Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Allergic Cutaneous Vasculitis; Urticaria; Psoriasis; Acne; Bullous Skin Diseases; Sterile Pustulosis; Leprosy; Pneumocystis Pneumonia

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2015

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