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Image Number 398 (Leprosy tuberculoid)

 
Morphology:
Ulcer

Diagnosis: Leprosy tuberculoid

Site: Foot,sole

Sex: M

Age: 45

Type: Clinical

Description: Neuropathic ulceration with loss of the toes

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Tuberculoid leprosy typically shows damage to adjacent peripheral nerves with resulting neuropathic ulceration and traumatic amputation of the toes and fingers or marked flexion contractures of the fingers as in the case above.

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