Sporotrichoid presentations in leprosy.

  title={Sporotrichoid presentations in leprosy.},
  author={Venkat Ramesh and K R Beena and Ashok Mukherjee},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  volume={25 3},
Two adult patients of leprosy, one woman and one man, presented with a clinical picture simulating sporotrichosis. The skin and regional nerve trunk was affected in one, and in the other the disease was confined to the nerve. Both had features of an upgrading reaction following anti-leprosy therapy; this was seen as erosion and scarring of the plaque, and acute onset of abscesses along the easily palpable and thickened nerve that ruptured through the skin. The diagnosis was supported by… CONTINUE READING

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