[Histoid leprosy with erythema nodosum leprosum].

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Histoid leprosy is a particular variant of lepromatous leprosy presenting as cutaneous or subcutaneous nodular and/or plaque-like lesions arising form apparently normal skin. It is characterized histologically by spindle-shaped histiocytes in interlacing bundles and whorls, containing numerous intact and rod-shaped Mycobacterium leprae. It can occur de novo… (More)

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