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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 195-196

Perineurial infiltration: Not always leprosy


1 Department of Pathology, IPGME&R, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Pharmacology, IPGME&R, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.149508

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Post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis, generally develops 6 months 10 years after apparent successful cure from visceral leishmaniasis. Rarely, it shows the feature of perineurial infiltration. This causes diagnostic confusion with tuberculoid leprosy, especially in countries like India, where leprosy is endemic.


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