Leprosy type 1 reactions and erythema nodosum leprosum


Kahawita, IP; Walker, SL; Lockwood, DNJ; (2008) Leprosy type 1 reactions and erythema nodosum leprosum. Anais brasileiros de dermatologia, 83 (1). pp. 75-82. ISSN 0365-0596

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Abstract

Leprosy reactions are a major cause of nerve damage and morbidity in a significant proportion of leprosy patients. Reactions are immunologically mediated and can occur even after successful completion of multi-drug therapy. This review focuses on the epidemiology, pathology and treatment of leprosy type 1 reactions, erythema nodosum leprosum and silent neuropathy.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Research Centre: Neglected Tropical Diseases Network
Web of Science ID: 259565100010
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/6600

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