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Histoid leprosy is a skin condition, a rare form of multibacillary leprosy See also[edit]. Leprosy · Skin lesion. References[edit]. ^ James, William D.; Berger. Histoid leprosy, an uncommon variant of lepromatous leprosy, develops usually as relapse in lepromatous patients who are on dapsone. Summary Histoid leprosy is a rare multibacillary form that presents with disseminated papule-nodular cutaneous lesions. To study the inflammatory infiltrate.

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Histoid leprosy is a rare form of multibacillary leprosy with distinct clinical and histopathological features. We describe here a case of histoid leprosy, clinically mimicking neurofibromatosis. Continual occurrence of these cases does not bode well for a country like India, where leprosy was eliminated as a public health problem in Histoid leprosy is a variant of lepromatous leprosy, which develops as a result of resistance to dapsone monotherapy.

Open in a separate window. Fine needle aspiration cytology FNAC of the back and arm nodule showed round-to-elongated, benign, spindle cells, with cytoplasmic vacuolation.

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Erythema nodosum leprosum rarely occurs in histoid Hansen. Please review our privacy policy. Indian J Med Microbiol ; Histoid lesions have also been reported to present along the course of the peripheral nerve trunks and cutaneous nerves. Views Read Edit View history. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts.

Histoid leprosy is known to occur in patients on hiwtoid — leprosy treatment or as a variant of lepromatous leprosy. Histoid leprosy might represent an enhanced response of the multibacillary disease in localizing the disease process.

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Histoid leprosy – Wikipedia

Histoid leprosy is a skin condition, a rare form of multibacillary leprosy. Histoid leprosy with no previous history of taking anti-leprosy treatment should be diagnosed as De novo case and MBMDT should be initiated with regular follow lerosy. It is characterized by cutaneous or subcutaneous nodules and plaques present over apparently normal skin, with unique histopathological and characteristic bacterial morphology.

Please hkstoid our privacy policy. Pure fusocellular, fusocellular with epitheloid component and fusocellular with vacuolated cells. The leproma consists of fusiform histiocytes arranged in a whorled, criss-cross, or storiform pattern. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. This article has been cited by.

To receive news and publication updates for Case Reports in Pathology, enter your email address in the box below. Histoid leprosy, an uncommon variant of lepromatous leprosy, develops usually as relapse in lepromatous patients who are on dapsone monotherapy, but uncommonly arises de novo.

Histoid histoir is rare type of lepromatous leprosy characterized by unique clinical, histopathological, and microbiological features. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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The nodules were distributed predominantly over the trunk and thighs. The leproma consists of fusiform histiocytes arranged in a tangled or storiform pattern containing acid fast bacilli. It occurs in patients relapsing after Dapsone monotherapy, in the presence of Dapsone resistance or at times denovo, presenting with lesions mainly over bony prominences. The aetiopathogenesis of this entity is not clear but an increased cell-mediated CM and humoral immunity against M.

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Abstract Histoid leprosy, an uncommon variant of lepromatous leprosy, develops usually as relapse in lepromatous patients who are on dapsone monotherapy, but uncommonly arises de novo.

These bacilli were longer than the lepeosy bacilli, scattered singly as well as arranged in clusters. Slit skin smear from the histoid lesions show abundant acid-fast bacilli in clusters, singles or tightly packed in macrophages. The ulnar nerve has been reported as the commonest nerve involved [ 4 ]. General physical and systemic examinations were within normal limits. Evolution of histoid leprosy de novo in lepromatous multibacillary leprosy. Introduction Leprosy is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae.

Abstract Histoid leprosy is rare type of lepromatous leprosy characterized by unique clinical, histopathological, and microbiological features. Fine needle aspiration cytology, histoid Hansen, lepromatous leprosy.

Int J Lepr ; A final diagnosis of de novo histoid leprosy was made. Histiid spindled histiocytes resemble fibroblasts and it is suggested that these fibroblast-like macrophages may have arisen from tissue histiocytes rather than from blood monocytes [ 9 ].