Nerve function impairment in leprosy at diagnosis and at completion of MDT: a retrospective cohort study of 786 patients in Bangladesh.

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This retrospective cohort study includes all new leprosy patients registered for multidrug therapy (MDT) in 1990 at the Danish-Bangladesh Leprosy Mission project in Bangladesh. The main objective was to determine the extent of nerve-function impairment (NFI) at diagnosis and at completion of MDT, and to identify opportunities for intervention and their… (More)

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@article{Richardus1996NerveFI, title={Nerve function impairment in leprosy at diagnosis and at completion of MDT: a retrospective cohort study of 786 patients in Bangladesh.}, author={J. H. Richardus and Kelly Finlay and Richard P Croft and William C. Smith}, journal={Leprosy review}, year={1996}, volume={67 4}, pages={297-305} }