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International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

2020, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A

Neurotropic ulcer on Morbus Hansen multibacillary type Morbus patient: A challenging case to detect
Author(s)
Kelvin Cristian Halim, Putri Bennya Aisyah, Sukmawati Tansil Tan and Yohanes Firmansyah
Abstract
Introduction: Leprosy is a chronic disease with various manifestations. Leprosy is also known as "The Great Imitator Disease," making this disease quite challenging to detect. Late treatment can cause deformity and disability.
Case: A 43 years old man with Hansen's Disease multibacillary leprosy type is newly diagnosed after having a chronic neurotrophic ulcer for years.
Discussion: Signs and symptoms of leprosy mimicking other diseases. Diagnosis, according to cardinal sign and the type of classification, must be determined for the necessary treatment.
Conclusion: Experience in finding early signs and symptoms of leprosy is essential for diagnosing.
Pages: 42-44 | Views: 80 | Downloads: 45
How to cite this article:
Kelvin Cristian Halim, Putri Bennya Aisyah, Sukmawati Tansil Tan, Yohanes Firmansyah. Neurotropic ulcer on Morbus Hansen multibacillary type Morbus patient: A challenging case to detect. Int J Dermatol Venereology Leprosy Sci 2020;3(2):42-44. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2020.v3.i2a.44
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences