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Summer 2006, Vol. 14 No. 2

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2006) 14, 83-86

Case Report

Histoid lepromatous leprosy presenting as keloid-like nodules

GJ Chan 陳慶釗, WYM Tang 鄧旭明, WY Lam 林永賢

A 26-year-old Phillipino lady presented with a one year history of multiple hypo- and hyperpigmented patches over the trunk and limbs with coppery-red nodules over her ear and limbs. A diagnosis of histoid lepromatous leprosy was made based on clinicopathological findings. The patient is currently treated with multidrug therapy. (Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2006) 14, 83-86)