Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Plantar Trophic Ulcer in the Leprosy Patient: Two Case Reports and Review Literature

Trophic ulcers in leprosy are common, but neoplastic transformations are relatively rare. It probably occurs in long standing neglected cases. The best management of trophic ulcer is nursing care of the diseased foot, early detection of neoplastic changes and prompt treatment. We here reports two patients treated for leprosy long ago with a proliferative growth involving foot, which were diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma on biopsy.


Kapil Dev, Jaiprakash Gurawalia and Chunduri Srinivas

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