Double trouble-pulmonary tuberculosis in a patient of lepromatous leprosy
Keywords:Coexistence, Leprosy, TB
The association of two of the oldest diseases of mankind, leprosy and tuberculosis (TB) has been uncommonly reported within the literature. Herein, we report a known case of leprosy subsequently related to sputum positive TB complicated by a type-II lepra reaction. there's a requirement for screening of patients for TB in patients diagnosed with leprosy to stop the accidental misuse of a crucial drug, rifampicin to stop the likelihood of drug-resistant TB.
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