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Leprosy simulating lichenoid eruption: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20520939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Leprosy is associated with the occurrence of various skin lesions such as macules, papules, plaques, nodules, and even diffused infiltration, depending on the patient's immune response. Its clinical presentation is often different from the usual pattern, leading to confusion in diagnosis. The present article describes a rare case of leprosy simulating lichenoid eruption and explores different aspects of the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of this nosologic entity.
Antônio Renê Diógenes de Sousa; Carolina Oliveira Costa; Hercilia Maria Carvalho Queiroz; Paulo Eduardo de Sá Gonçalves; Heitor de Sá Gonçalves
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anais brasileiros de dermatologia     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1806-4841     ISO Abbreviation:  An Bras Dermatol     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-03     Completed Date:  2010-10-04     Revised Date:  2012-08-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0067662     Medline TA:  An Bras Dermatol     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centro de Dermatologia Dona Libânia, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Leprosy / diagnosis*
Lichenoid Eruptions / diagnosis*

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