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Year : 1976  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 154-156  

Recurrent arthritis - unusual presentation of leprosy

AA Chikhalikar, AF Golwalla, AB Shah, GS Hattangadi 
 Department of Medicine, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital, Bombay-400 012, India

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A A Chikhalikar
Department of Medicine, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital, Bombay-400 012
India

A case of leprosy which presented in lepra reaction with pain­ful involvement of joints over a period of months with remissions and exacerbations is presented. The mechanisms by which leprosy ,nay cause painful joints are discussed. Attention is drawn to the concept that every case of «DQ»resistant or recurrent arthritis«DQ» should be scrutinised for evidence of leprosy.


How to cite this article:
Chikhalikar A A, Golwalla A F, Shah A B, Hattangadi G S. Recurrent arthritis - unusual presentation of leprosy.J Postgrad Med 1976;22:154-156


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Chikhalikar A A, Golwalla A F, Shah A B, Hattangadi G S. Recurrent arthritis - unusual presentation of leprosy. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1976 [cited 2019 Dec 13 ];22:154-156
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