Indeterminate leprosy and lepromatous index case: four cases in the same family*


Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which primarily affects the skin and peripheral nerves. Brazil remains as the country with the second largest number of cases in the world. We report the case of three patients diagnosed with indeterminate leprosy in the same family. Two patients were HIV positive. An active search led… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20132050


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