Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

7294.   De Carsalade GY, Achirafi A, Flageul B.  Pentoxifylline in the treatment of erythema nodosum leprosum. J Dermatol. 2003 Jan;30(1):64-8.

7295.   Franco-Paredes C, Guarner J, Mehrabi D, McCall C, del Rio C. Clinical and pathological recognition of leprosy. Am J Med. 2003 Feb 15;114(3):246-7.

7296.   Ishii N.  Recent advances in the treatment of leprosy. Dermatol Online J. 2003 Mar;9(2):5.

7297.   Lawn SD, Wood C, Lockwood DN.  Borderline tuberculoid leprosy: an immune reconstitution phenomenon in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected person. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Jan 1;36(1):e5-6.

7298.   Murray CK, Joyce MP, Longfield RN.  Short report: Treatment failure in Hansen's disease. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Feb;68(2):233-4.

7299.   Rajesh M, Sulochana KN, Sundaram AL, Krishnakumar S, Biswas J, Ramakrishnan S.  Presence of a 88 kDa Eales protein in uveitis, tuberculosis, leprosy and rheumatoid arthritis. Med Sci Monit. 2003 Feb;9(2):CR95-9.

7300.   Thomas R, Thomas S, Muliyil J. Prevalence of glaucoma in treated multibacillary Hansen disease. J Glaucoma. 2003 Feb;12(1):16-22.

7301. Turkof E, Richard B, Assadian O, Khatri B, Knolle E, Lucas S.  Leprosy affects facial nerves in a scattered distribution from the main trunk to all peripheral branches and neurolysis improves muscle function of the face. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jan;68(1):81-8.

7302. Ulvi H, Yoldas T, Yigiter R, Mungen B. R-R interval variation and the sympathetic skin response in the assessment of the autonomic nervous system in leprosy patients. Acta Neurol Scand. 2003 Jan;107(1):42-9.


7303.   Kiszewski CA, Becerril E, Baquera J, Aguilar LD, Hernandez-Pando R. Expression of transforming growth factor-beta isoforms and their receptors in lepromatous and tuberculoid leprosy. Scand J Immunol  2003 Mar;57(3):279-85 

7304.   Mira MT, Alcais A, Van Thuc N, Thai VH, Huong NT, Ba NN, Verner A, Hudson TJ, Abel L, Schurr E. Chromosome 6q25 is linked to susceptibility to leprosy in a Vietnamese population. Nat Genet  2003 Mar;33(3):412-5

7305.   Oliveira RB, Ochoa MT, Sieling PA, Rea TH, Rambukkana A, Sarno EN, Modlin RL. Expression of Toll-like receptor 2 on human Schwann cells: a mechanism of nerve damage in leprosy. Infect Immun  2003 Mar;71(3):1427-33


     7306.   Cheadle EJ, Selby PJ, Jackson AM.Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette-Guerin-infected dendritic cells potently activate autologous T cells via a B7 and interleukin-12-dependent mechanism. Immunology  2003 Jan;108(1):79-88