Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses for leprosy?

Updated: Aug 24, 2018
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In addition to the differential diagnoses listed below, the following are diagnostic considerations:

  • Superficial mycoses (tinea versicolor)
  • Birthmarks and scars
  • Granuloma multiforme
  • Lupus erythematosus 
  • Pityriasis rosacia
  • Diabetes mellitus (neuropathy)

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