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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 278-280

Borderline tuberculoid leprosy: A manifestation of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in a human immunodeficiency virus infected person


1 Consultant Dermatologist, Chandannagar, Hooghly, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Tropical Medicine, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata - 700037, India
3 Department of Dermatology, Midnapur Medical College, Midnapur, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Partha Mukhopadhyay
Purano Bajir Karkhana, Dupliex Patty Main Road, Chandannagar, Hooghly, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.30295

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Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome describes a collection of inflammatory disorders associated with paradoxical deterioration of various pre-existing processes following start of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. Leprosy as an opportunistic infection in immune reconstitution syndrome has been rarely reported in literature. A case of a 30-year-old HIV positive man with extrapulmonary tuberculosis of left foot on HAART having developed borderline tuberculoid leprosy as opportunistic infection in immune reconstitution syndrome has been reported.


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