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VOLUME 11 , ISSUE 5 ( September-October, 2019 ) > List of Articles


Leprosy with Erythema Nodosum Leprosum in Pregnancy: A Rare Phenomenon!

Swati Sarma

Keywords : Erythema nodosum leprosum, Lepromatous leprosy, Multidrug therapy

Citation Information : Sarma S. Leprosy with Erythema Nodosum Leprosum in Pregnancy: A Rare Phenomenon!. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2019; 11 (5):329-330.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1716

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Leprosy is a rare event during pregnancy. A high index of suspicion is needed for prompt diagnosis, and a multidisciplinary approach is required for proper management. Multidrug therapy (MDT) is safe and effective during pregnancy and lactation. Hereby, we are reporting a case of lepromatous leprosy with erythema nodosum leprosum (type II lepra reaction) during the third trimester of pregnancy.

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