erythema nodosum leprosum


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Noun1.erythema nodosum leprosum - an inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face
Hansen's disease, leprosy - chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae
erythema nodosum - skin condition characterized by tender red nodules on the shins and legs
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3) 4/4 (100) - BB 2/2 (100) 2/2 (100) 6/6 (100) BL - - - LL - - - RR 1/1(100) 1/1 (100) 2/2 (100) ENL 4/4 (100) 6/6 (100) - Total 19/20 (95) 13/13 (100) 8/8 (100) Clinical form qPCR positive/total number (%) BI/H 5+ BI/H 6+ TT - - BT - - BB 8/8 (100) BL 6/6 (100) 6/6 (100) LL - 13/13 (100) RR 3/3 (100) - ENL - 2/2 (100) Total 17/17 (100) 21/21 (100) qPCR, quantitative PCR; TT, tuberculoid; BT, borderline-tuberculoid; BB, borderline-borderline; BL, borderline-lepromatous; LL, lepromatous; RR, reversal reaction; ENL, erythema nodosum leprosum.
Type II reaction without erythema nodosum leprosum masquerading as lymphoma.
Our case is unique in its rare presentation of erythema nodosum leprosum as vesiculopustular lesions proceeding to gross necrotizing ulcerative lesions.
The role of thalidomide in the management of erythema nodosum leprosum.
Verma KK et al have reported necrotic erythema nodosum leprosum as a presenting manifestation of leprosy.
The influence of thalidomide on the clinical and immunologic manifestation of erythema nodosum leprosum.
Erythema nodosum leprosum is defined by the appearance of tender skin nodules that can be accompanied by fever, joint pain, bone tenderness, neuritis, edema, malaise, anorexia, and/or lym-phadenopathy (4).
Immune complexes in leprosy patients from an endemic and a nonendemic area and a longitudinal study of the relationship between complement breakdown products and the clinical activity of erythema nodosum leprosum.
THALOMID received FDA clearance in 1998 for the acute treatment of cutaneous manifestations of moderate to severe erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) and as maintenance therapy for prevention and suppression of the cutaneous manifestations of ENL recurrence.
Erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) is a severe, inflammatory, painful, multisystem complication of lepromatous leprosy.
Though the initial impression was suggestive of lepromatous leprosy with erythema nodosum leprosum, after careful history and examination a clinical diagnosis of NF 1 with coexisting borderline tuberculoid (BT) leprosy was made.