Rheumatic manifestations in leprosy

Rheumatic manifestations in leprosy

Alternative title Manifestações reumáticas da hanseníase
Author Pereira, Helena Lúcia Alves Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ribeiro, Sandra Lúcia Euzébio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Sato, Emilia Inoue Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Univ Fed Amazonas
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract The classical manifestations of leprosy are cutaneous and neurological involvement; however, rheumatic manifestations are relatively common during the course of the disease and can be the initial manifestation. Herein are reviewed the clinical features of leprosy, particularly those that may mimic rheumatic diseases.
Keywords Leprosy
Arthritis
Type 1 Reaction
Type 2 Reaction
Language Portuguese
Date 2008-10-01
Published in Acta Reumatologica Portuguesa. Alges: Medfarma-edicoes Medicas, Lda, v. 33, n. 4, p. 407-414, 2008.
ISSN 0303-464X (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Medfarma-edicoes Medicas, Lda
Extent 407-414
Origin http://www.actareumatologica.pt/article_download.php?id=371
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Review
Web of Science ID WOS:000262022800005
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/42080

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