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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 222--226

Target/therapies for chronic recurrent erythema nodosum leprosum

Pugazhenthan Thangaraju1, Shoban Babu Varthya2, Sajitha Venkatesan1 
1 Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Pugazhenthan Thangaraju
Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
India

A Type 2 lepra reaction or erythema nodosum leprosum is an anticipated complication in the lepromatous spectrum of leprosy cases. It is an example of an immune complex-mediated complement activated disease (Type III hypersensitivity reaction). Hence, we tried to target the inflammatory mediators and the mental stressors for the possible management strategies.


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Thangaraju P, Varthya SB, Venkatesan S. Target/therapies for chronic recurrent erythema nodosum leprosum.Indian J Pharmacol 2020;52:222-226


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Thangaraju P, Varthya SB, Venkatesan S. Target/therapies for chronic recurrent erythema nodosum leprosum. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2022 Jun 27 ];52:222-226
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