Renee Domozych

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NHDP: National Hansen’s Disease Program INTRODUCTION Leprosy, or Hansen’s disease, is caused by the acid-fast bacillus Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy is transmitted by human-to-human contact, although zoonotic transmission has been described, and contact with the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) is a risk factor for development of leprosy. Cases(More)
Many young adults have utilized indoor ultraviolet(UV) tanning, putting them at higher risk for development of skin cancers. Prior to the increased regulations on indoor tanning for minors, indoor tanning businesses marketed to teens through modalities such as advertisements in high school newspapers. The purpose of this study was to quantify tanning(More)
Herpes zoster is a neurocutaneous disease caused by latent varicella-zoster virus reactivation. Reactivation may occur with normal aging in association with a progressive decline in cell-mediated immunity or in immunocompromised patients. Herpes zoster is associated with several complications, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), which is the most common(More)
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