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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

Hansen's disease in association with immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome


Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Anju George
‘Anjanam’, P.O. Chitatumukku, Via Kaniyapuram, Trivandrum - 695 301, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.174305

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Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is characterized by a paradoxical worsening of an existing infection or disease process, soon after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy. The first case of leprosy presenting as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome was published in 2003. Here we report a case of Hansen's disease borderline tuberculoid presenting with type 1 lepra reaction 5 months after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy.


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