Notes on TB vs. Leprosy

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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Winter

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NOTES ON TB AND HANSENS DISEASE Feb 5, 2010 2 forms of leoprosy 1. tuberculoid: bacteria lies in skin nodules (organs affected: skin, nerves) 2. lepromatous: lies in macrophages (multiple organs involved, eye problems, heart problems...etc) Group Discussion 1. What does the pioneering work of Moller - Christensen show about the diagnosis of Hansens disease in the MiddleAges? Answer: 2. Give an overview of the history of Hansens disaease for Hawaii and Luisiana Answer: @Hawaii, brought by chinese workers, first case in 1945, put to molokai. Environment was bad. 70 leproma
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