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Tuberculoid leprosy involving hairy scalp:A case report
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Ghorpade A, Ramanan C, Manglani P. Tuberculoid leprosy involving hairy scalp:A case report. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1994;60:41-42
AbstractTuebrculoid leprosy involving the hairy scalp is described. The lesion was single, raised, involved the hairy area of scalp and extended to the surrounding non hairy area also. It is interesting to note that scalp, which is presumed to be immune to leprosy, was singled out by the Mycobacterium leprae, leaving other cooler areas free. To the best of our knowledge such a preferential scalp affliction has not been reported earlier in literature.