Gonadal involvement in leprosy--study of gynaecomastia, testicular and epididymal involvement and therapeutic efficacy of indigenous drugs.


Sixty male patients of leprosy (mean age = 27.2 +/- 5.04 years) selected at random, were studied for gonadal involvement and therapeutic efficacy of two indigenous drugs. Of these 34 were married, with the mean duration of illness 4.17 +/- 3.27 years. Only those with lepromatous and dimorphous leprosy developed testicular and epididymal changes. Testicular… (More)

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