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Leprosy

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An 8-year-old boy from Bihar presents with a 6 months history of an ill-defined hypopigmented slightly atrophic macule on the face. The most likely diagnosis is:



A Pityriasis alba
B Indeterminate leprosy

C Morphoca
D Calcium deficiency

Ans. B
Indeterminate leprosy The lesions of indeterminate leprosy are very subtle and are most commonly diagnosed during the examination of contacts of known leprosy patients. Often an anesthetic or paresthetic patch is the 1st symptom noted by the patient. Sensation is often relatively preserved in these early lesions, particularly those on the face.

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