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Nail Changes in Recent and Old Leprosy Patients

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Authors:
José M. Ramos,1 Francisco Reyes,2 Isabel Belinchón3
Disclosure:

No potential conflict of interest.

Received:
27.09.13
Accepted:
21.10.13
Citation
EMJ Dermatol. ;1[1]:44-52.

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Abstract

Nails are elements of skin that can often be omitted from the dermatological assessment of leprosy. However, there are common nail conditions that require special management. This article considers nail presentations in leprosy patients. General and specific conditions will be discussed. It also considers the common nail conditions seen in leprosy patients and provides a guide to diagnosis and management.

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