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Image Number 2696 (tuberculoid leprosy(paucibacillary))


Diagnosis: tuberculoid leprosy(paucibacillary)

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Sex: M

Age: 31


Description: large red patch with raised border and pale center

Submitted by: Dr Ihsan Alturfee

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Differential Diagnosis


 patient presented with a non itchy skin rash of the trunk present for several months

O/E  there are few asymmetric large erythematous dry scaly plaques with raised border and flattened atrophic center with loss of hair and reduced sensation.  nerve thickening was not identified

proven by histopathology but negative for acid fast bacilli

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