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Table 2 Six cases of tuberculosis and leprosy coinfection

From: Coexistence of mycobacterial infections – Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae – in Sri Lanka: a case series

Patient Age (years) Sex First infection Leprosy spectrum Presentation of tuberculosis Time gap between two infections Comorbidities
1 57 Female Extrapulmonary tuberculosis Borderline tuberculoid Extrapulmonary tuberculosis later pulmonary tuberculosis 5 years HIV
2 47 Female Simultaneous detection of both conditions Lepromatous leprosy Pulmonary tuberculosis Simultaneous Diabetes
3 72 Male Simultaneous detection of both conditions Lepromatous leprosy Pulmonary tuberculosis Simultaneous  
4 59 Male Simultaneous detection of both conditions Borderline lepromatous leprosy Pulmonary tuberculosis Simultaneous  
5 54 Male Leprosy Borderline lepromatous leprosy Pulmonary tuberculosis 6 months  
6 50 Male Leprosy Lepromatous leprosy Extrapulmonary tuberculosis 12 months Diabetes
  1. HIV human immunodeficiency virus