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Two cases of leprosy misdiagnosed in a family, one elephantiasis-like with lepromatous leprosy

In recent years, the prevalence of leprosy decreased significantly with the gradual improvement in economic, health, and medical conditions in China. As a result, people became more negligent or indifferent to the concept of the disease. This condition often leads to misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis on the early diversity or atypical signs and symptoms of leprosy. It will increase the disability rate if the patients with leprosy do not get timely and correct treatment. We report a mother and daughter suffering from leprosy of different types, and one with elephantiasis-like lepromatous leprosy.

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Lin Yu-Ying, Liu Jian, Chen Hui, Chen Hsuan-Wei, Zhu Wei;
Two cases of leprosy misdiagnosed in a family, one elephantiasis-like with lepromatous leprosy; Leprosy Review; 2016; 87; 3; 409-412; DOI: 10.47276/lr.87.3.409
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