A survey of leprosy deformities among the patients of Hyderabad city.

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Neuropathic deformity is a major problem among the patients of Hyderabad city. Nearly 44.3% of the patients have one or the other kind of deformity of the hand, foot or face. 29.1% of the upper limbs, 30.7% of the lower limbs and 5.2% of the faces were affected. The patients with Lepromatous Leprosy showed greater tendency to deformity (66.4%). Patients… (More)

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@article{Hasan1977ASO, title={A survey of leprosy deformities among the patients of Hyderabad city.}, author={Sharizal Hasan}, journal={Leprosy in India}, year={1977}, volume={49 3}, pages={393-9} }