Cusini, A; Günthard, H F; Weber, R; Huber, M; Kamarashev, J; Bertisch, B; Peter, S; Beck, B (2009). Lepromatous leprosy with erythema nodosum leprosum as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an HIV-1 infected patient after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. BMJ Case Reports:bcr0520091904.
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We present the case of an HIV infected male patient with erythema nodosum leprosum and function loss of the peroneus nerve as manifestations of lepromatous leprosy. Since symptoms occurred after initiation of antiretroviral therapy and recovery of the immune system, the clinical picture is suggestive of a rare form of an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Infectious Diseases|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||19 Jan 2010 10:39|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 16:17|
|Publisher:||BMJ Publishing Group|
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