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Erythema Necroticans- A Rare Presentation of Lepra Reaction A Report of two Cases

Abstract
Leprosy is chronic inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, affecting skin, peripheral nerves and other tissues. During long course of disease, immunological alterations occur in the form of reactions which result in sudden increase in activity of disease. Here we present two cases, in which one case directly presented with Erythema Necroticans without preceding symptoms of Leprosy and the other is known case of Borderline lepromatous leprosy with Erythema Necroticans.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Sankula DK
Sunandini A
Jonwal S
Year of Publication
2020
Journal
Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research
Volume
08
Issue
06
Number of Pages
325-329
Language
eng
ISSN Number
2347-176X
DOI
10.18535/jmscr/v8i6.63
Publication Language
eng