Aspecto de facies leonina en paciente con lepra dimorfa lepromatosa al iniciar tratamiento. (Con autorizaci?n del paciente).  

Aspecto de facies leonina en paciente con lepra dimorfa lepromatosa al iniciar tratamiento. (Con autorizaci?n del paciente).  

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Background: Leprosy is a chronic granulomatous infection that affects skin and peripheral nerves. Its prevalence has declined, but is still observed mainly in poor rural areas. Case report: A male city dweller with photophobia and chronic dermatosis in the face: nodular and erythematous lesions, pustules, keratitis and entropion, partial eyebrows l...

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