Luis Requena

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Jun
2007
Vol. 26. No. 2

Erythema Nodosum Leprosum: Reactional Leprosy

Jose Luis Rodriguez-Peralto, MD | Rosario Carrillo, MD | Jesus Cuevas, MD | Felix Contreras, MD

The different clinical forms of leprosy are mainly related to the variety of immunological responses to the infection. Thus, lepromatous leprosy occurs in patients with a poor cellmediated immunity to Mycobacterium leprae, whereas tuberculoid leprosy is associated with a high resistance to leprosy bacillus.

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