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Erythema nodosum leprosum in histoid leprosy: a case report.


J Dermatol. 1997 Sep;24(9):611-4. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

A 28-year-old married female developed histoid papules and nodules de novo over her face, extremities, back, buttocks and thighs. She had developed erythema nodosum leprosum lesions without any antileprosy treatment. Histopathology from a histoid nodule showed well defined nodular collections of plump, spindle-shaped histiocytes. A few globi were also seen with Ziehl Neelson staining. Leucocytoclastic vasculitis was present in the ENL lesion. The CD4:CD8 ratio was 1.5:1.

*Erythema Nodosum/PATHOLOGY *Leprosy, Lepromatous/PATHOLOGY


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