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Recurrent Erythema Nodosum Leprosum Associated With Mycobacterium Indicus Pranii Vaccine In A Case Of Leprosy: A Rare paradox.

Abstract

Erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) is the commonest manifestation of type 2 lepra reaction (T2LR) due to immune complex mediated inflammation in patients of lepromatous (LL) and borderline lepromatous (BL) leprosy. Vaccines given as immunotherapy in leprosy may expedite early smear negativity and may hasten complete recovery. However, vaccination can also be associated with reactions. Majority of vaccine induced lepra reactions were reported about five decades back in the era of smallpox vaccination.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Kothari R
Vashisht D
Pudasaini N
Venugopal R
Paliwal G
Year of Publication
2021
Journal
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV
Date Published
02/2021
Language
eng
ISSN Number
1468-3083
DOI
10.1111/jdv.17176
Alternate Journal
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol
PMID
33587765
Publication Language
eng