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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Six cases of leprosy associated with allogeneic hematopoietic SCT
Author: Pieroni, F
Stracieri, A
Moraes, DA
Paton, EJA
Saggioro, FP
Barros, GMN
Barros, JC
Oliveira, MCB
Coutinho, MA
Castro, NS
Vigoritto, AC
Trabasso, P
Souza, CA
de Souza, MP
Mauad, MA
Colturato, V
Simoes, BP
Foss, NP
Voltarelli, JC
Abstract: We report here the first six cases of leprosy associated with HLA-identical allogeneic SCT in different phases and with different findings and outcomes. Skin and peripheral nerves may be sites of leprosy associated with SCT, stressing the importance of differential diagnosis between leprosy and GVHD or drug reactions. Clinical manifestations of leprosy before or after transplantation did not influence the outcome of SCT in our cases.
Subject: leprosy
stem cell transplantation
allogeneic
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Nature Publishing Group
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1038/sj.bmt.1705824
Date Issue: 2007
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