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Leprosy : in its clinical & pathological aspects

by G. Armauer Hansen

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Published by John Wright, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent ..., Hirschfeld in Bristol, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy G. Armauer Hansen, C. Looft ; translated by Norman Walker
ContributionsLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Paginationxi, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25653718M

Leprosy affects the skin, the peripheral nervous system and the mucous membrane of the nose by preference, but other tissues and organs are also affected, often early in the disease, such as the testicles, the mammary glands, the lymphatic glands, the . Cule, J. The stigma of leprosy: its historical origins and consequenc es with par ticula r reference to the laws of Wales. In The past and present of leprosy.

Leprosy is a chronic infectious condition caused by Mycobacterium leprae(M. leprae). It is endemic in many regions of the world and a public health problem in Brazil. Additionally, it presents a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, which are dependent on the interaction between M. leprae and ho . Hansen G and Looft C () Leprosy: In its Clinical and Pathological Aspects. Bristol, UK: John Wright. Kaplan DL () Biblical leprosy: an anachronism whose time has come. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 28(3): – Newman G () On the Decline and Final Extinction of Leprosy as an Endemic Disease in the British Islands.

  Covering anatomical, clinical, pathological and laboratory aspects of surgical histopathology specimens, this book relates specimen dissection and its clinical context to relevant histopathology reports, and therefore a more comprehensive patient prognosis and management is possible. Histopathology Specimens - Clinical, Pathological and Laboratory Aspects explains pathological and clinical. Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by the Mycobacterium leprae, an alcohol- and acid-resistant obligatory intracellular bacillus with predilection to infect peripheral nerves and skin. Its clinical forms are defined by the host immune response and bacillary load, resulting in a wide clinical .


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Publication date Topics Leprosy. Historical Aspects of Leprosy Colin L. Crawford. Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom. as did the patient with multibacillary leprosy illustrated in Hansen and Loofts' book Leprosy in its clinical and pathological aspects, Cited by: 2.

Author(s): Hansen,G Armauer(Gerhard Armauer), Title(s): Leprosy, in its clinical & pathological aspects/ by G. Armauer Hansen and. LEPROSY: Patient with tuberous leprosy.

Extracted from Leprosy In Its Clinical & Pathological Aspects by Hansen & Looft, John Wright and Co, Bristol,Plate III. He refused in any circumstances to be photographed, but a wonderfully near likeness, if we make the nose and face somewhat broader, of this man can be seen in Plate I.

of Hansen and Looft's book on [quot]Leprosy in its Clinical and Pathological Aspects[quot] [quot] (J. Wright and Co., Bristol, ). Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, characterized by varied clinical presentation.

The various clinical manifestations in leprosy are the results of the. much can be added to what he said about its various clinical aspects.

Lutz observed the erythema nodosum as a form of nodular leprosy without the same cell content and considered fever, in these cases, to be a sign of bacteremia.

He also thought that these were the contagious phases of the disease. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

In Leprosy: in its Clinical and Pathological Aspects published in (Bristol: John Wright), he states emphatically that “If one examines, microscopically, sections or teased preparations of fresh nodules, one sees little else but cells, with distinct nuclei, usually of the size of a while blood corpuscle, or rather larger.

(), in reviewing the various pathological manifestations of leprosy, made the following statement: " As to the intestine, DOUTRELEPONT and WOLTERS in their case found spots under the muscularis mucosa, and SCWPFER in one case discovered, close in front of Bauhin's valve, a few somewhat raised whitish-yellow areas with depressed centres.

It is the latter, i. the neural pathogenesis of leprosy, which we shall be concerned with primarily today, in view of my own interest in this aspect of the disease, and because nerve involvement is now known to be the earlier and more important pathologic event in leprosy.

Les mémoires de Hansen by G. Armauer Hansen (Book) Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, leprabasillens oppdager; hans liv og hans livsverk by Th. M Vogelsang (Book).

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Sources. BENNETT, Diseases of the Bible (London, ); DYER, Leprosy (New York, ); HANSEN AND LOOFT, Leprosy in its Clinical and Pathological Aspects (London, ); Report of the Leprosy Commission to India (London, ); THIN, Leprosy (London, ); BARTHOLINUS, De morbis biblicis (Copenhagen ); PRUNER, Die Krankheiten des Orients (Erlangen, ); TRUSEN, Die Sitten.

Plate I. Patient with nodular leprosy. Plate III. Patient with tuberous leprosy. Extracted from Leprosy In Its Clinical & Pathological Aspects by Hansen & Looft, John Wright and Co, Bristol, LEPROSY: Patient with nodular leprosy.

Extracted from Leprosy In Its Clinical & Pathological Aspects by Hansen & Looft, John Wright and Co, Bristol,Plate I. Its clinical effects vary from the slowly developing pauci-bacillary or tuberculoid leprosy, to the multi-bacillary lepromatous leprosy.

In this lepromatous state there is direct invasion of soft tissues around the face and mouth by Mycobacterium leprae (Andersen & Manchester ; Roberts & Manchester ). Histological examination of lymph-node biopsy specimens in 12 patients with erythema nodosum leprosum showed almost complete replacement of the node by lepromatous granuloma, together with considerable polymorph infiltration.

Ziehl-Neelsen staining demonstrated numerous Mycobacterium leprae present in the nodes. The majority of these patients were very ill, and responded to.

clinical research center for leprosy was es­ tablished with the opening of a special leprosy hospital, Lungegaard Hospital, in Bergen. This hospital gave the outstanding Norwegian physician D. C. Danielssen () the opportunity of oontin­ uing extensive research into the clinical and pathologic aspects of the disease.Leprosy.

From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Leprosy proper, or lepra tuberculosa, in contradistinction to other skin diseases commonly designated by the Greek word lepra (psoriasis, etc.), is a chronic infectious disease caused by the bacillus leprœ, characterized by the formation of growths in the skin, mucous membranes, peripheral nerves, bones, and internal viscera, producing various.(Being the Dr.

Elizabeth Mathai Endowment Lectures, –43 delivered at the Medical College, University of Madras).