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Histoid leprosy is a well known entity the impact of which on the global leprosy elimination program has been a topic of dialogue. Hence it is befitting to have a rich didactic contents for teaching learning and research. It is now sitting cozy over the continuous leprosy spectrum. In fact it forms its 8th component. The transformation of multibacillary (MB) leprosy is widely acclaimed and recognized globally while conversion of indeterminate a passing phase in natural history of leprosy has never been highlighted though it is a plausible proposition. Currently it seems to possess multi and pauci bacillary components. Indeed the latter is intriguing and should be worked up in the future. The black and white photographs are retained. In addition a color atlas has been incorporated to facilitate the comprehension of the clinical connotation and its instant diagnosis. Slit skin smear examination as an office procedure may facilitate the diagnosis. Its confirmation however is required through salient microscopic pathology. The addition of the color atlas may amicably meet the diagnostic requirements. The transformed format incorporating the elaboration of step by step execution of various facts so dear to the entity warranting up to date literature alerts. The current document for all intents and purposes should therefore serve as an enriched resource material for education.


Key Features:-

  • The impact of the histoid leprosy on the post global leprosy elimination era is perceptibly magnifie

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General Information  
Author(s)SEHGAL VIRENDRA N
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Edition1
ISBN9789350905159
Pages120
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2013