tuberculoid


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Related to tuberculoid: lepromatous

tu·ber·cu·loid

 (to͝o-bûr′kyə-loid′, tyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Resembling tuberculosis, as in being characterized by tubercular lesions: tuberculoid leprosy.
2. Resembling a tubercule.

tuberculoid

(tjʊˈbɜːkjʊˌlɔɪd)
adj
in the form of a tubercleof or relating to a type of leprosy with some symptoms similar to tuberculosis
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Adj.1.tuberculoid - resembling tuberculosis; "tuberculoid lesions"; "tuberculoid leprosy"
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tuberculoid

adj tuberculoide
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Borderline tuberculoid leprosy in a woman from the state of Georgia with armadillo exposure.
At the other end is the tuberculoid leprosy (TT), where there is a good immune response and the bacteriological index is low.
A skin biopsy was taken from the plaque on the malar region, which revealed typical tuberculoid granulomas in the upper dermis consisting of epithelioid cells, Langhans giant cells, and dense lymphocytic infiltrate with dermal edema suggestive of tuberculoid leprosy with mild type-one reaction (Fig.
The infectious causes are Mycobacterium tuberculosis causing tuberculous granulomas both caseating and non caseating, Mycobacterium leprae causing non caseating lepromatous granulomas both tuberculoid and lepromatous as well as borderline type, Treponema Pallidum causing Gumma in syphilis a microscopic to grossly visible granulomatous lesion composed of sheets of histiocytes, plasma cell and vasculitis.
Previous studies have demonstrated that the activity of indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase (IDO) in patients with lepromatous type leprosy is higher than those with tuberculoid type leprosy.
2,3] An autoimmune model of tuberculoid leprosy has been developed, using peripheral nerve as antigen.
It includes tuberculoid (TT), borderline tuberculoid (BT), indeterminate (I) and pure neuritic (PN) forms, in which the skin smear is negative and/or the number of skin lesions is 1-5.
The clinical spectrum proposed by Ridley and Jopling (R&J) consists of two poles: tuberculoid (TT) and lepromatous (LL), and three intermediate forms: borderline-tuberculoid (BT), borderline-borderline (BB), and borderline-lepromatous (BL).
63%) were of lepromatous leprosy, 2 cases each were of histoid leprosy, and tuberculoid leprosy.
05) were found between Group I and the other groups for tuberculoid clinical presentation of leprosy.
Leprosy is defined as a spectral disease, showing a various types of clinical features, tuberculoid (TT), borderline tuberculoid (BT), midborderline (BB), borderline lepromatous (BL), and lepromatous (LL) corresponding to patients' immune response.
We cannots use slit skin smears to diagnose clinical case of tuberculoid leprosy i.