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Case Report: A Case Series of Immunobiological Therapy (Anti-TNF-α) for Patients With Erythema Nodosum Leprosum

Patients with leprosy may have a persistent and severe type II leprosy reaction that does not respond to thalidomide and systemic immunosuppressants, and may also cause serious adverse events. We present four patients in whom anti-TNF-u03b1 therapy was used with positive outcomes and compare our findings with other reported cases. At least, thalidomide and steroids were followed up at two reference centers in Brazil for four patients with persistent and severe ENL who did not respond to, at least, thalidomide, and steroids. One patient was started on etanercept, and another patient was put on adalimumab. A dramatic decrease in hospital admissions due to ENL, from 12 instances in 1 year to none, was found in a long-term follow-up, as well as an increase in concyloma acuminatum. Patients with persistent and persistent ENL who do not respond to conventional therapy may be able to receive anti-TNF-u03b1 therapy as an alternative.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2022.879527


Rationale use of Thalidomide in erythema nodosum leprosum - A non-systematic critical analysis of published case reports

In the management of moderate to severe forms of Erythema Nodosum Leprosum, the most notable example is Thalidomide, an anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha. To obtain timely reports that focus on thalidomide use at least once during administration, we used search words such as u201d, u201d RESULTS: We found 41 case reports that were eligible for analysis, and the results were critically reviewed. From the case report, 7 of the case report indicated the correct dose of thalidomide prior to the introduction of thalidomide, and in seven cases, the exact indication was identified, 4 case report reported irrational use of thalidomide in the case of neuritis without the use of steroids, 7 of the case report recommended thalidomide, despite the effective use of Clofazimine prior to thalidomide, while 4 case reports indicated the appropriate use of thalidomide in the clinical trial report in the case report of thalidomide in the thalidomide, 4 case, 4 case report showed thalidomide in the correct dose of thalidomide in the correct usage of thalidomide in the correct use of thalidomide before thalidomide in the thalidomide before thalidomide in the correct use of thalidomide in the rational dose in the rationale in the rationale thalidomide in the thalidomide in the appropriate use of thalidomide in the clinical use.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1590/0037-8682-0454-2019


Beneficial Effect of Minocycline as Additional Treatment to Prednisone for Pustular Erythema Nodosum Leprosum

In a 23-year-old male with pustular ENL, we present an example of pustular ENL in a case of pustular ENL. Case is a disorder that has resulted in leprogenic leprosy treatment. On the ninth day after minocycline administration, 100 mg minocycline was administered in lieu of 60 mg prednisone once a day, and improvement was swiftly seen. Only a few studies have been published regarding the use of minocycline in chronic ENL, but no reported case of minocycline use in RFT patients has been reported in RFT patients. The addition of minocycline to prednisone may help with pustular ENL's growth. Conclusion: Pustular ENL is a classic occurrence of persistent ENL, and the addition of minocycline to prednisone could exacerbate the patient's medical effect. erythema nodosum leprosum, minocycline, and pustular ENL are all common examples of chronic ENL, with the addition of minocycline to prednisone may exacerbate the patient's therapeutic effect.

Source link: https://doaj.org/article/16fef170bdc348a5a84c8a9616b7a404


Erythema Nodosum in Children: A Narrative Review and a Practical Approach

The most common form of panniculitis in children is Erythema nodosum. EN is a medical disorder that is based on the immediate appearance of painful and red nodules localized to lower limbs and bilaterally distributed. If EN is diagnosed, basic work-up should include inflammatory markers, serum aminotransferases, lactate dehydrogenase, creatine, protein electrophoresis, immunoglobulins, blood test for streptococcal disease, tuberculin skin test, and tuberculin skin analysis. EN's prognosis is excellent, with spontaneous resolution in the majority of patients within 2 to u20136 weeks. Despite being a rare occurrence in children, EN can be unique or the first sign of a systemic or infectious disease.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/children9040511


Tuberculosis of the breast with erythema nodosum: a case report

Abstract: Tuberculosis cases in the world have increased, but tuberculosis of the breast is uncommon. In rare cases, erythema nodosum's skin appearance is present. Presentation of the case We present the case of a 33-year-old Chinese woman with tuberculosis of the left breast and erythema nodosum on the anterior portion of both lower legs. Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex was further confirmed by a second polymerase chain reaction test of erythema nodosum, which was positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-4-124


Erythema Nodosum: A Manifestation of Salmonella Infection

In the majority of instances, Erythema nodosum is a delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction with unknown cause. We chronicle the case of a 26-year-old woman who appeared with a four-day history of an erythematous lower limb. Punch biopsy revealed results that were consistent with erythema nodosum. She had colicky abdominal pain related to non-bloody diarrhea two days later. Salmonella enterica serotype enteritidis is a species of enteritidis that grows in Stool culture. It should be noted that digestive signs are not necessarily the first signs of Salmonella infection.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1159/000503894


Deep Venous Thrombosis in Patients with Erythema Nodosum Leprosum in the Use of Thalidomide and Systemic Corticosteroid in Reference Service in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais

This association raises the possibility of deep venous thrombosis, according to Erythema nodosum leprosum, a form of lepra reaction treated with corticosteroids and thalidomide. To report cases of ENL with DVT using thalidomide/corticosteroid-related thalidomide/corticosteroid therapy. A clinical case series of 16 patients, eight from HEM-FHEMIG and eight from the literature, with eight from HEM-FHEMIG and eight from the literature. Four people died of pulmonary embolism; five others were unspecified; there were 11 unilateral and five bilateral DVT infections; four people were pulmonary embolism; four others had pulmonary embolism; and four others were unspecified. In multiple myeloma, DVT in association with thalidomide/corticosteroid therapy soared, but this disorder is not well understood in ENL. In proximal DVT, there was a higher risk of PE and sequelae venous insufficiency. In the case of this drug association in ENL, the ASA 100 mg/day as prophylaxis for DVT is advised. In ENL, the thalidomide/corticosteroid combination emphasizes the rise of DVT. The article details the occurrence of DVT in the area.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8181507


Simultaneous Occurrence of Erythema Nodosum in Monozygotic Twin Sisters

Erythema nodosum is the most common clinicopathologic manifestation of panniculitis with painful red or violaceous nodules on the legs's anterior surfaces. For the first time in the world, we describe erythema nodosum as the simultaneous presentation of monozygotic twin sisters after streptococypharyngitis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/109427


Infection of the lymphatic system by Aureobasidium pullulans in a patient with erythema nodosum leprosum

A. pullulans' paper aims to highlight a case of a patient with an infection of the lymphatic system. A 23-year-old patient being treated for erythema nodosum leprosum contacted a 60-day lawsuit of chronic fever, hoarseness, odynophagia, and weight loss. By sequencing the ITS region, yeast-form fungus identified as A. pullulans identified as A. pullulans. The patient was treated with amphotericin B deoxycholate, contributing to bone marrow function's complete recovery and regression of adenomegaly and oropharyngeal lesion.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-86702011000300019


Diagnostic Value of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio, Lymphocyte-to-Monocyte Ratio, and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in the Diagnosis of Erythema Nodosum Leprosum: A Retrospective Study

Patients with multibacillary leprosum are affected by acute immune complex-mediated disease of the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, and other organs of patients with multibacillary leprosum, which can cause significant impairment to patients' quality of life. In diagnosing ENL, we wanted to investigate the diagnostic value and reliability of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte ratio, Lymphocyte-to-Monocyte ratio, and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte ratio. This is an analytic retrospective review of all newly diagnosed MB patients of Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya in the years 2018-2020. ENL was detected in a total of 182 patients with MB leprosy, but 22 cases with ENL were reported with ENL. The NLR cut-off point for diagnosis of ENL was 4. 99, while PLR's was 237. 46. These results show that NLR and PLR may be potential biomarkers for ENL diagnosis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed7030039

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