Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Lepromatous leprosy

Lepromatous leprosy

Lepromatous leprosy2


           A 70-year-old man presented with advanced lepromatous leprosy of more than a decade duration. The main features shown are madarosis (loss of hair from outer parts of the eyebrows) and characteristic saddle nose (side profile). Among other features of LL which the patient have had are hand contractures and resorption of plalangeal bones.