Hansen's Disease

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Hansen's Disease

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hansen's Disease" returned 52 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evaluation and Monitoring of Mycobacterium leprae Transmission in Household Contacts of Patients with Hansen's Disease in Colombia.
 

Author(s): Marcela Romero-Montoya, Juan Camilo Beltran-Alzate, Nora Cardona-Castro

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Leprosy in Colombia is in a stage of post elimination-since 1997, prevalence of the disease is less than 1/10000. However, the incidence of leprosy has remained stable, with 400-500 new cases reported annually, with MB leprosy representing 70% of these case and 10% having grade 2 ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2017

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Hansen's disease in the state of Amazonas: policy and institutional treatment of a disease.
 

Author(s): Julio Cesar Schweickardt, Luena Matheus de Xerez

Journal: Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos. 2015 Dec;22(4):1141-56.

 

This article discusses the historical aspects of the policies for controlling Hansen's disease in the state of Amazonas from the second half of the nineteenth century until the dismantling of this model in 1978. We present the historical changes in the local institutions and policies, ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2015

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[Family Health Strategy professionals' view on the effects of Hansen's disease training].
 

Author(s): Ana Lúcia Alves de Souza, Katia Virginia de Oliveira Feliciano, Marina Ferreira de Medeiros Mendes

Journal: Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2015 Aug;49(4):610-8.

 

Evaluating how professionals of family health teams from three municipalities of Pernambuco perceive and interpret the effects of Hansen's disease training.

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2015

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The terms "Hansen's Disease" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Hansen's disease: case report and review of literature].
 

Author(s): Marcela Concha R, M Laura Cossio T, Iván Salazar S, Félix Fich S, Carlos Pérez C, Sergio González B

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2008 Feb;25(1):64-9.

 

Leprosy is a granulomatous disease affecting the skin and peripheral nerves caused by Mycobacterium leprae. The range of clinical forms varying from tuberculoid to lepromatous leprosy results from variations in the cellular immune response to the mycobacterium. Despite available combined ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2008

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[A review on Hansen's disease].
 

Author(s): J Luis Fernández, J F Rangel Mayoral, F J Liso Rubio

Journal: Farm Hosp. ;28(2):123-9.

 

Hanseńs disease or leprosy is considered a pre-eradicated condition in Spain, with a prevalence rate of 0.1 cases per 10,000 inhabitants (below 1 case per 10,000 inhabitants, which was the World Health Organizatiońs health goal worldwide for year 2000). The purpose of this review ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2004

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Hansen's disease.
 

Author(s): R H Gelber

Journal: West. J. Med.. 1993 Jun;158(6):583-90.

 

Last Updated: 26 Aug 1993

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Low Level Laser Therapy Effects in Peripheral Nerves Patient With Leprosy.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Leprosy Neuropathy

 

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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CD8 Reactivity to Microorganisms in Blood and Breast Milk
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis; Leprosy; Pertussis; Lyme Disease

 

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2017

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Extramembranous and Interosseous Technique of Tibialis Posterior Tendon Transfer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Muscle Injury; Nerve Injury; Poliomyelitis; Leprosy; Cerebral Palsy

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2017

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