Leprosy in type I reaction and diabetes mellitus in a patient with HIV infection


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Abstract

A 24-year-old man was referred to our department with history of a pale red raised lesion over the right side of the face with impaired sensation of 3 months' duration. He also had generalized weakness and increased thirst for the past 1 month. He had been treated with multidrug therapy for leprosy for 3 months and oral prednisolone for 1 month by his general practitioner. He also presented with a history of multiple sexual exposures with commercial sex workers and an ulcer over the penis 2 years ago, which healed spontaneously.

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