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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-60

Human immunodeficiency virus neuropathy: A new mimicker of leprous neuropathy


Department of Skin and VD, JNU Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Ankita Srivastava
Department of Skin and VD, JNU Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/ijstd.IJSTD_90_16

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Peripheral neuropathy is usually the domain of the physician or neurologist. Still, many times patients land up in dermatology department with complaints such as sensory loss, paresthesia, and trophic ulcers. Usually, these patients are evaluated for leprosy and then referred to departments of internal medicine or neurology. We report one such patient who was initially seen by a dermatologist but was ultimately found to be suffering from human immunodeficiency virus neuropathy.


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