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Paucibacillary Leprosy

A form of LEPROSY classified by the World Health Organization for the purpose of treatment, based on clinical manifestations and skin smear results. Patients with paucibacillary leprosy have fewer than six skin lesions with no causative agent MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE on any slit-skin smear testing. Paucibacillary leprosy encompasses indeterminate, borderline tuberculoid, and tuberculoid leprosy.
Also Known As:
Leprosy, Paucibacillary; Borderline Tuberculoids; Indeterminate Tuberculoids; Leprosies, Paucibacillary; Paucibacillary Leprosies; Tuberculoid, Borderline; Tuberculoid, Indeterminate; Tuberculoids, Borderline; Tuberculoids, Indeterminate; Borderline Tuberculoid; Indeterminate Tuberculoid
Networked: 165 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 17 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
2. Multibacillary Leprosy
3. Lepromatous Leprosy
4. Paucibacillary Leprosy
5. Tuberculoid Leprosy

Experts

1. Kumar, Anil: 4 articles (07/2015 - 12/2003)
2. Geluk, Annemieke: 4 articles (12/2012 - 09/2005)
3. Girdhar, Anita: 3 articles (07/2015 - 03/2011)
4. Ottenhoff, Tom H M: 3 articles (12/2012 - 09/2005)
5. Sarno, Euzenir N: 2 articles (06/2014 - 12/2005)
6. Pereira, Geraldo M B: 2 articles (12/2012 - 12/2005)
7. Martins, Marcia V S B: 2 articles (12/2012 - 12/2005)
8. Franken, Kees L M C: 2 articles (12/2012 - 09/2005)
9. Duthie, Malcolm S: 2 articles (12/2009 - 10/2008)
10. Reed, Steven G: 2 articles (12/2009 - 10/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Paucibacillary Leprosy:
1. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. anti-leprosy vaccineIBA
3. DapsoneFDA Link
4. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Clofazimine (Lamprene)FDA Link
7. AntigensIBA
8. Hepatitis B Surface Antigens (HBsAg)FDA Link
9. Complement System Proteins (Complement)IBA
10. Antigen-Antibody Complex (Immune Complex)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
3. Immunotherapy
4. Decompression
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)