A comparative evaluation of skin and nerve histopathology in single skin lesion leprosy.

@article{Reddy2005ACE,
  title={A comparative evaluation of skin and nerve histopathology in single skin lesion leprosy.},
  author={R. Ramesh Kumar Reddy and Gurcharan Singh and Sarvajna Sacchidanand and Rajendra Okade and Venkatesh Shivakumar and Anand Uday and Nayeem Sadath Haneef},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={
          401-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND In spite of leprosy being a disease of nerves, ROM therapy for single skin lesion leprosy was based on clinical trials without much evidence-based studies of nerve pathology. The present study was undertaken to compare the histology of skin and nerve in single skin lesion leprosy, and to assess the scientific rationale and justification of single dose ROM therapy. METHODS Twenty-seven untreated patients with single skin lesion without significantly thickened peripheral nerves were… CONTINUE READING

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