Dupnik KM, Bair TB, Maia AO, Amorim FM, Costa MR, Keesen TS, Valverde JG, Queiroz MDO C, Medeiros LL, De Lucena NL, Wilson ME, Nobre ML, Johnson WD, Jeronimo SM. Transcriptional changes that characterize the immune reactions of leprosy. The Journal of infectious diseases. 2015 May 15;211(211). 1658-76. PMID: 25398459 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4425823
Leprosy morbidity is increased by 2 pathologic immune reactions, reversal reaction (RR) and erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL).