Non-pruritic eczemas as presenting manifestation of leprosy.

@article{Pavithran1990NonpruriticEA,
  title={Non-pruritic eczemas as presenting manifestation of leprosy.},
  author={Keechilat Pavithran},
  journal={Indian journal of leprosy},
  year={1990},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={
          202-7
        }
}
Three patients who presented with eczemas as manifestation of leprosy are described. One of them having lepromatous leprosy had extensive areas of acquired ichthyosis. He developed asteatotic eczema on the legs. The pathophysiologic mechanisms for the development of ichthyosis and asteatotic eczema in this patient are briefly discussed. The second patient, with tuberculoid leprosy, presented with allergic contact eczema due to neomycin which he had applied over the plaque for scaling and… CONTINUE READING