Localized and Persistent Erythema Nodosum Leprosum - a Rare Variant

Prabhu, Smitha and Rao, Raghavendra and Sripathi, H and Rao, Laxmi and Singh, Ridhi (2008) Localized and Persistent Erythema Nodosum Leprosum - a Rare Variant. Dermatology Online Jounal, 14 (3). pp. 16-21.

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Erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) or Type-2 Lepra reaction is a manifestation of type III hypersensitivity response and usually occurs in certain cases of lepromatous and borderline lepromatous leprosy. It is usually generalized and evanescent, and responds well to oral corticosteroid therapy. Here we report an unusual case of persistent and localized ENL in a 19-year-old girl, which could be diagnosed with the aid of skin biopsy and histopathological examination

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Dermatology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2012 07:30
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 07:30
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76982

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