Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

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

Hansen's disease: An unusual presentation


Tina George1, M Venkataraman2, Sramana Mukhopadhyay3, I Ramya1 
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

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Tina George
Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India

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.


How to cite this article:
George T, Venkataraman M, Mukhopadhyay S, Ramya I. Hansen's disease: An unusual presentation.J Family Med Prim Care 2017;6:666-668


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George T, Venkataraman M, Mukhopadhyay S, Ramya I. Hansen's disease: An unusual presentation. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Feb 26 ];6:666-668
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