Retrospective histopathological classification of 1,108 skin biopsies from patients clinically suspected of having leprosy from Bahia, northeast Brazil.

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TítuloRetrospective histopathological classification of 1,108 skin biopsies from patients clinically suspected of having leprosy from Bahia, northeast Brazil.
Tipo de PublicaciónJournal Article
Autoresde Barbosa Júnior AA, Jambeiro J, Cirqueira JS, Silva TC
Abbrev. JournalRev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.
RevistaRevista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Año de Publicacion1998
Volume31
Issue6
Pagination533-7
Idioma de Publicacióneng
Palabras clave Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Biopsy, Brazil, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Humans, Leprosy, Male, Middle Aged, Retrospective Studies, Skin
Resumen

We report a retrospective histopathological classification carried out under laboratory conditions by the method of Ridley & Jopling of 1,108 skin biopsies from patients clinically suspected of having leprosy from Bahia, Northeast Brazil.

PubMed URL

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9859697?dopt=Abstract