Erythema nodosum leprosum

Pooja Dhaon
2016 Internet Journal of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology  
Erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) is a type 2 reaction, which is a humoral response to Mycobacterium Leprae infection The fig. 1 and 2 depict the presentation of a 30-year-old with arthritis of large joints and dactylitis. Since 2 years, he had progressive nodular ulcerative lesions over trunks, thighs and upper-extremities (Fig. 3, 4, 5 and 6) , and madarosis and nodular lesions on both the ear lobes ( Fig. 7 and 8) . Further evaluation of skin biopsy and histopathological examination confirmed
more » ... mination confirmed the diagnosis of lepromatous leprosy with type 2 reaction.
doi:10.15305/ijrci/v4i1/171 fatcat:y6maw5626fbsfl5oitwppnulyy