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Basic facts about leprosy trophic ulcer


Infections caused by the Mycobacterium leprae.

The management of trophic ulcers and their consequences is difficult not only because it is a recurrent and recalcitrant problem but also because the pathogenesis of the ulcer may be different in each case. [1]

- Requires understandable medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging often required
- Can occur in both men and women
- Can be acute in most cases

Leprosy trophic ulcer is a chronic case in which most patients are ruled out as disabled because of the presence of the element of trophic in the disease. Leprosy trophic ulcer is infectious and is caused by the Mycobacterium leprae. In few cases, 35% of the patients who suffer from this disease have nerve damages or failures.

Ages affected - 20-30 years: often; 30-40 years: more often; 40+ years: most often


Symptoms include infected tissue and inflammation, which can range from being moderate to dangerous. Most of them also suffer from heat/cold ulcers or frostbites.

People may experience
Pain areas - Foot, hand.
Paralysis - Muscles are paralyzed.
Swelling - Around the foot or the palm region.
Skin issues - Unexplained redness, swelling


Self-care: For ulcers, heat compression methods done at home can be of tremendous help.

Medications: For painful swelling, hydrogenated alkaline can be used to treat them.

Specialists: For other kinds, consult a specialist. At mfine, we are here to offer you the best of services with a wide range of options at your doorstep.

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