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

Incidence of Hansen's Disease--United States, 1994-2011.
 

Author(s): Leisha Nolen, Dana Haberling, David Scollard, Richard Truman, Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, Laura Blum, David Blaney,

Journal: MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.. 2014 Oct;63(43):969-72.

 

Hansen's disease (HD), or leprosy, is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae and is reportable in many states. It is a chronic disease affecting the skin and nerves, commonly presenting as pale or reddish skin patches with diminished sensation. Without treatment, it can progress ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2014

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Fatal Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis in a patient with diabetes mellitus and Hansen's disease.
 

Author(s): Vani Gopal, T Mangaiyarkarasi, R Gopal

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(1):139-40.

 

Klebsiella is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes different types of health care-associated infections including pneumonia, bloodstream infections, surgical site infections and meningitis. We report here a case of Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis in a patient with diabetes mellitus ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2014

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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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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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Virgin Coconut Oil Oral Supplementation for Leprosy Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hansen's Disease

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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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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