Medical Case File 27

Hansen (Leprosy) Resistant to Medication
– Diagnosis by aspiration biopsy of lymph nodes.
– Hansen disease is becoming resistant to know treatments
– The Disease is epidemic and in certain part of the world endemic
– Hansen’s Disease is a chronic infectious disease caused by the leprosy bacillus. It affects mainly the peripheral nerves, the skin, muscles, eyes, bones, testes and internal organs. It is one of the oldest disease known to mankind