The appearance of this Tunisian woman’s ear ?

thick, reddish plaque on her right ear

Question

A 52-year-old woman from southern Tunisia presented with a 2-year history of an asymptomatic, thick, reddish plaque on her right ear.The appearance of this Tunisian woman’s ear is most consistent with which one of the following infectious diseases?

Leprosy
Leishmaniasis
Syphilis
Tuberculosis
Yaws

 

 

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