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SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Lepromatous Leprosy, Treated with Methimazole (Tapazole). Presented by Dr. Paul Fasal. A 34-year-old man, born in the Philippine Islands, moved in 1951 to Guam, and has been in California for the past 2 years. One year ago he noticed lesions on his face which increased slowly in size and spread all over his body.On clinical examination he presented numerous infiltrated brownish-red nodules and plaques on his face and numerous only slightly infiltrated lesions over his trunk and extremities. Some of these lesions resemble pityriasis rosea, others secondary syphilis.Histopathological examination of biopsies obtained from skin lesions showed the typical picture of lepromatous leprosy. Lepra bacilli are present. The patient has been on Tapazole, 10 mg. 4 times daily, and clinically shows some improvement. Tuberculoid Leprosy, Treated with Methimazole (Tapazole). Presented by Dr. Paul Fasal. A 33-year-old man, born in the Philippine Islands, came to California 2½ years ago. According http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1963 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1963.01590150118027
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Lepromatous Leprosy, Treated with Methimazole (Tapazole). Presented by Dr. Paul Fasal. A 34-year-old man, born in the Philippine Islands, moved in 1951 to Guam, and has been in California for the past 2 years. One year ago he noticed lesions on his face which increased slowly in size and spread all over his body.On clinical examination he presented numerous infiltrated brownish-red nodules and plaques on his face and numerous only slightly infiltrated lesions over his trunk and extremities. Some of these lesions resemble pityriasis rosea, others secondary syphilis.Histopathological examination of biopsies obtained from skin lesions showed the typical picture of lepromatous leprosy. Lepra bacilli are present. The patient has been on Tapazole, 10 mg. 4 times daily, and clinically shows some improvement. Tuberculoid Leprosy, Treated with Methimazole (Tapazole). Presented by Dr. Paul Fasal. A 33-year-old man, born in the Philippine Islands, came to California 2½ years ago. According

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Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1963

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