Back to search
Publication

[Interpretation of the Mitsuda and Kveim tests in the differential diagnosis of tuberculoid hanseniasis and cutaneous sarcoidosis].

Abstract

Patients with sarcoidosis that present only cutaneous lesions are uncommon but have been described. In countries where leprosy occurs as an endemic disease the differential diagnosis between sarcoidosis and tuberculoid leprosy may be difficult to establish. In order to entrance the correct diagnosis this study presents a table in which the results of lepromin and Kveim tests are analyzed are correlated to the other.

More information

Type
Journal Article
Author
Proença N G
Year of Publication
1989
Journal
Medicina cutanea ibero-latino-americana
Volume
17
Issue
3
Number of Pages
163-5
Date Published
1989
Language
por
ISSN Number
0210-5187
Alternate Journal
Med Cutan Ibero Lat Am
Publication Language
por