Leprosy: down but not out

Sachdeva, Sandeep; Khan, Zulfia; Ansari, Mohd Athar; Amin, Syed Suhail
January 2011
Tropical Doctor;Jan2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p28
Academic Journal
Leprosy is a chronic disabling disease and there are areas of high endemicity in India. Case findings and management strategies suffer a setback when disease manifestations are not picked up in time by health-care providers. This article attempts to estimate the annual incidents of leprosy and to study the confounding factors whichmay potentially cause delays in diagnosis in an office-based, tertiary health-care setting.


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