ERYTHEMA NODOSUM LEPROSUM

By Gary M. White, MD


Erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) is an immune-mediated complication of leprosy in which immune complex deposition triggers a vasculitic process.

Treatment

Prednisone is usually started initially at a dose of 40 mg/day or higher. Steroid-sparing agents that are often added include [JAMADerm 2015;151;1026]:

References

Figure 1 of Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2013;104:915-9.

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