alexa Abstract | Nasal Leproma - An Unusual Presentation of Leprosy

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Abstract

Leprosy is a disease known to mankind from time immemorial. It is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by mycobacterium leprae, an acid fast bacilli, which affect all groups with no sex predilection. Usually they present with numb hypopigmented patches & localized paresthesia.1 Here we present to you a case of lepromatous leprosy, with only nasal symptoms as their predominant complaints, due to its unusual nature of presentation.

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Author(s): Shivakumar Thiagarajan Sambandan AP Ambujam S

Keywords

Leprosy , mycobacterium leprae, nose infection

 
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