Leprosy reversal reaction as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in patients with AIDS

Leprosy reversal reaction as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in patients with AIDS

Author Batista, Mariana Dias Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Porro, Adriana Maria Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Maeda, Solange Miki Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Gomes, Elimar Elias Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Yoshioka, Marcia Cristina Naomi Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Enokihara, Mílvia Maria Simões e Silva Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Tomimori, Jane Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract We report 2 instances in which reactional borderline leprosy manifested itself as an immune reconstitution phenomenon in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. We discuss the clinical, laboratory-based, histopathologic, and immunohistochemical characteristics of both patients. Furthermore, we review similar reports from the literature.
Language English
Date 2008-03-15
Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Chicago: Univ Chicago Press, v. 46, n. 6, p. E56-E60, 2008.
ISSN 1058-4838 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Univ Chicago Press
Extent E56-E60
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/528864
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000253453800041
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/30529

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