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Midterm Review for Leprosy


Department
Health Studies
Course Code
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Study Guide
Midterm

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HLTA031H3 : Plagues and People
MIDTERM REVIEW
Disease Origin Transmission Clinical
Manifestations
SymptomsTreatmen
Leprosy
-Hansens
Disease
People that
get leprosy
cannot get
TB.
Darcy
Island :
became
prison for a
handful of
chiniese
people
whom had
leprosy
Three
countries
that still
havent
reached the
goal is :
Brazil,
Nepal, and
Timor-Leste
-No real Origin
-Egyptian Payprus (1500) BC
-Indian Writings (600) BC
-disease of the soul
-thought to be a hereditary
illness , or caused by God.
-lepers were stigmatized
- special clothing ,notification
of arrival , leper houses , and
leper colony.
-First Leper House In
England (936 AD)
- some people were
considered dead , their
inheritances were separated
(12
th
century),however
spouses were not allowed to
remarry till death
- Mass of Seperation : said
during Mass to separate leper
and send leper toleper
house
- caused by
mycrobacterium
leprae
-Discovered in 1873
by Dr. Amaeur
Hansen(hence the
name hansen’s
disease)
- Rod Shaped Spor
-slow multiplying
bacillius 12-14 days
-incubation period of
3-5 years
- via nose through
droplets when in
close contact
-not highly infectious
-genetic
subscepbility
- effects skin, nerves
, mucuous
membrane.
-most common in
wet , warm areas
and low body
temperatures(armadi
llo)
INDETERMINATE
(IL) : earliest and
mildest , usually few
lesions ; on back .
loss of sensation is
rare.
TUBERCULOID
(TT) : larger lesions
on skin , loss of
sensation (not able
to feel) , nerves are
effected , nerves
become thicker ,
nerve damadge ,
RARE to revert bac k
(Strong immunity)
BORDERLINE
TUBERCULOID
(BT)
Similar to
tuberculoid , has
smaller numerous
lesions , more red ,
a lot more nerve
damage , smaller
and closer together ,
BORDERLING
LEPROMATOUS
(BL)
Lesions are really
numerous in
numbers , skin is
clearly disturbed ,
papules, plaques ,
and nodules ; any
shape and form ,
inverted saucers are
common.
LEPROMATOUS
(LL)
Never reverts back
to less severe from ;
they will never get
better on their own ;
- Skin
lesions are
the primary
external
sign
*refer to
Clinical
Manifestati
on
-Chaulmoo
nut ; oil wo
cause
nausea , so
now its in
injectious.
MDT :
Multiple D
Theory
- Dapsone
-Rifampic
-
Clofazimin
-BCG has
positive aff
on leprosy.
India has
introduced
leprovac in
1988 ( 8 do
, in 3 mont
interval ) th
use MDT .
Tracadie,
May have
been
introduced
sailors
Disease sl
spread from
family to fa
to neighbo
First case
detected in
1815
Lepers we
left
unattended
living in a h
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