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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 666-668

Hansen's disease: An unusual presentation


1 Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Pathology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Tina George
Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.222041

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Hansen's disease can present with varied and subtle symptoms which can be missed. A middle-aged gentleman presented with swelling of face and hands. Detailed examination and investigations confirmed borderline tuberculoid leprosy with lepra reaction. A high index of suspicion with vigilance can help to make an early diagnosis in this potentially treatable condition.


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