A MEMORABLE PATIENTBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7032.682 (Published 16 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:682
- C R Butlin
My patient was complaining of paraesthesia in her fingers and she also had a patch on her arm; suspiciously scaley and erythematous. When you work in a leprosy endemic country you have to consider leprosy in the differential diagnosis of any skin or nerve lesion, even when the patient is an ex-patriate.
She gave a history of …