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Leprosy Reversal Reaction as Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in Patients with AIDS

Mariana D. Batista, Adriana M. Porro, Solange M. Maeda, Elimar E. Gomes, Márcia C. N. Yoshioka, Mílvia M. S. S. Enokihara and Jane Tomimori

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 46, issue 6, pages e56-e60
Published in print March 2008 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online March 2008 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/528864
Leprosy Reversal Reaction as Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in Patients with AIDS

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We report 2 instances in which reactional borderline leprosy manifested itself as an immune reconstitution phenomenon in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. We discuss the clinical, laboratory-based, histopathologic, and immunohistochemical characteristics of both patients. Furthermore, we review similar reports from the literature.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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