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Patterns & trends of deformities in 215 leprosy patients central karnataka –india

Authors:Mamatha S Kusagur
Int J Biol Med Res. 2013; 4(3): 3347-3349  |  PDF File

Abstract

A study of 215 leprosy affected patients attending the out patient department of dermatology, venereology and leprosy of Bapuji Hospital attached to J.J.M Medical College at Davangere revealed that 22% had deformities. The patient's sex, type of disease, occupation and educational status seemed to influence pattern of leprosy deformities.