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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 152

Twenty nail dystrophy: A feature of direct nail apparatus involvement in leprosy


1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Siddhartha Dash
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar - 751 019, Odisha
India
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DOI: 10.4103/cdr.cdr_126_20

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Lepromatous leprosy (LL) is a systemic illness which involves various organs either directly due to Mycobacterium leprae or as a part of lepra reaction. Nail changes occur in leprosy with variable frequency but may not have a direct causal relationship with leprosy. Hereby, we are describing a case of untreated LL presenting with twenty nail dystrophy and a direct causal relationship of the same due to M. leprae.


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