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Tuberculoid Leprosy Summary

Description: A principal or polar form of LEPROSY in which the skin lesions are few and are sharply demarcated. Peripheral nerve involvement is pronounced and may be severe. Unlike lepromatous leprosy (LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS), the lepromin test is positive. Tuberculoid leprosy is rarely a source of infection to others.

Also Known As: Leprosy, Tuberculoid; Leprosies, Macular; Leprosies, Neural; Leprosies, Tuberculoid; Macular Leprosies Show All >>

Networked: 231 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 12 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Tuberculoid Leprosy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antigens : 1 outcome in 48 results : IBA
  2. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  3. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  4. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Ointments (Pastes) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. Inosine Monophosphate (IMP) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Clofazimine (Lamprene) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  8. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  9. Lepromin : 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  10. Dapsone : 1 study in 9 results : FDA 3
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Diseases Related to Tuberculoid Leprosy

  1. Erythema Nodosum
  2. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  3. Lepromatous Leprosy
  4. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
  5. Paucibacillary Leprosy
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Key Therapies for Tuberculoid Leprosy

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  1. Curettage : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  3. Sutures (Suture) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 1 result
  5. Kidney Transplantation : 1 result
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