Lepra reaction

Type I lepra reaction/Reverse lepra reaction

  1. Tuberculoid type
  2. Type IV hypersensitivity reaction
  3. DOC is corticosteroids

Type II lepra reaction/ENL

  1. Erethema Nodosum Leprosum
  2. Lepromatous leprosy
  3. Type III hypersensitivity reaction
  4. DOC is cortico steroids
  5. Thalidomide and clofazimine is used in recurrent/persistent attacks.
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