Volume 95, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We describe two leprosy cases in Mexican siblings caused by a new species . This is likely the first report of family clustering of this infection. The patients showed severe prolonged leprosy reactions after antimicrobial treatment, raising a challenge for clinical management. The current status of infection is reviewed.


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  • Received : 01 Feb 2016
  • Accepted : 17 May 2016

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