Which cosmetic procedures may be considered 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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After the disease is controlled medically, the following cosmetic procedures may also be considered:

  • Nasal reconstruction

  • Removal of excess skin

  • Replacement of eyebrows using transplants of scalp hair

  • Removal of breast tissue formation due to gynecomastia


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