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

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TitleRetrospective histopathological classification of 1,108 skin biopsies from patients clinically suspected of having leprosy from Bahia, northeast Brazil.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Authorsde Barbosa Júnior AA, Jambeiro J, Cirqueira JS, Silva TC
Abbrev. JournalRev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.
JournalRevista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Year of Publication1998
Volume31
Issue6
Pagination533-7
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Biopsy, Brazil, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Humans, Leprosy, Male, Middle Aged, Retrospective Studies, Skin
Abstract

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.

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