Table of ContentsDiagnosis | Case reports | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Positive stains | Differential diagnosis
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- PCR, immunofluorescence
- 25 year old man with coexisting tuberculosis (Lepr Rev 1999;70:345)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Lepromatous leprosy exhibits large, pale, round histiocytes without granulomas and with no / rare necrosis
Microscopic (histologic) images
- Acid fast (modified Ziehl-Neelsen)