Renal dysfunction in leprosy: a historical cohort of 923 patients in Brazil.

We investigated the factors associated with renal dysfunction in leprosy patients from Brazil. We report on a historical cohort of leprosy patients followed in two hospitals in Fortaleza City in northeastern Brazil. The factors associated with renal dysfunction were investigated. A total of 923 patients were included, with a mean age of 41.5 ± 19.1 years… CONTINUE READING