Leprosy, Lepromatous

Known as: LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY, Lepromatous Leprosies, Leprosy, Lepromatous [Disease/Finding] 
A chronic communicable infection which is a principal or polar form of LEPROSY. This disorder is caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE and produces diffuse… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND In the southern region of the United States, such as in Louisiana and Texas, there are autochthonous cases of leprosy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Mycobacterium leprae causes leprosy. M leprae strains collected worldwide have been genetically clonal, which poorly explains the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A retrospective analysis of patient's leprosy clinic records at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India for the period 1983 to 1998 was… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are key mediators of the innate immune response to microbial pathogens. We investigated the role of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) is critical in the immune response to mycobacterial infections and the mutations in the TLR2 have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Genetically determined differences in immune responses to environmental agents may underlie susceptibility to many autoimmune and… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
The mechanism by which T cells and cytokines regulate immune processes in skin can be investigated by studying patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The human cytokine interferon-inducible protein 10 (IP-10) is a small glycoprotein secreted by activated T cells, monocytes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Evidence that interferon-gamma may be a physiologic macrophage-activating factor, and that macrophage activation may be defective… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The serological activities of the specific phenolic glycolipid I from Mycobacterium leprae, its dissected parts, and related… (More)
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