[Initial manifestation of tuberculoid leprosy in pregnancy. Guidelines for diagnosis and therapy].

Pregnancy has long been associated with the first presentation of clinical leprosy or aggravation of the existing disease. In Germany leprosy has been diagnosed in 107 patients since 1980. A 27-year-old Singhalese female, gravida 2 at 14 weeks' gestation was admitted with well defined, elevated, erythematous lesions on her cheeks and nose. Clinical… CONTINUE READING