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 46 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Co-morbid infections in Hansen's disease patients in the United States: considerations for treatment.
 

Author(s): Madeline Bilodeau, Stephanie Burns, John Gawoski, Samuel Moschella, Winnie Ooi

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2013 Oct;89(4):781-3.

 

120 patients attending a Hansen's disease public health satellite clinic were evaluated for selected latent co-morbidities, consisting of strongyloidiasis, Chagas disease, hepatitis B, HIV, and tuberculosis, and potential exacerbation by immunosuppressive therapy. Implications for ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013

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Active surveillance of Hansen's Disease (leprosy): importance for case finding among extra-domiciliary contacts.
 

Author(s): Maria L N Moura, Kathryn M Dupnik, Gabriel A A Sampaio, Priscilla F C Nóbrega, Ana K Jeronimo, Jose M do Nascimento-Filho, Roberta L Miranda Dantas, Jose W Queiroz, James D Barbosa, Gutemberg Dias, Selma M B Jeronimo, Marcia C F Souza, Maurício L Nobre

Journal: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 ;7(3):e2093.

 

Hansen's disease (leprosy) remains an important health problem in Brazil, where 34,894 new cases were diagnosed in 2010, corresponding to 15.3% of the world's new cases detected in that year. The purpose of this study was to use home visits as a tool for surveillance of Hansen's disease ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2013

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Hansen's disease: a vanishing disease?
 

Author(s): Sinésio Talhari, Maria Aparecida de Faria Grossi, Maria Leide W D R de Oliveira, Bernardo Gontijo, Carolina Talhari, Gerson Oliveira Penna

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2012 Dec;107 Suppl 1():13-6.

 

The introduction, implementation, successes and failures of multidrug therapy (MDT) in all Hansen's disease endemic countries are discussed in this paper. The high efficacy of leprosy treatment with MDT and the global reduction of prevalence led the World Health Organization, in 1991, ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2013

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Effect of Additional Clofazimine on Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL) Reactions in Leprosy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Borderline Lepromatous Leprosy; Lepromatous Leprosy

 

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2011

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Ciclosporin in the Management of New Type 1 Reactions in Leprosy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Leprosy

 

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2009

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Montelukast in ENL Reaction
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Erythema Nodosum Leprosum; Leprosy

 

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2006

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