Severe Reactional State in Lepromatous Leprosy Simulating Sweet's Syndrome

Tseng‐Tong ‐T Kuo*, Heng‐Leong ‐L Chan

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: A male patient with underlying lepromatous leprosy mimicked Sweet's syndrome clinically. He was believed to be in an atypical reactional state recognized as a variant form of erythema nodosum leprosum In addition to the anti‐leprosy treatment, steroid hormone was required to control the systemic symptoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)518-520
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Dermatology
Volume26
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 10 1987
Externally publishedYes

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