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Case Number : Case 2456 - 2 December 2019 Posted By: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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M, 38
Erythematous nodules and plaques over the face and trunk since 1 year.


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Foamy cell granulomas in dermis with a Grenz zone suggest lepromatous leprosy. ZN or Fite Faraco staining needed for confirmation. 

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Too rare in  Italy,,,so I'm ever late for this diagnosis ( this is my little believable lie ). 

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Well done all of you! Indeed this is a case of lepromatous leprosy. 

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