Silent neuropathy in leprosy: an epidemiological description.


This paper presents epidemiological data on silent nerve function impairment in leprosy based on a retrospective study of 536 patients registered at Green Pastures Hospital, Pokhara, West Nepal. Because of the multiple possible aetiologies it is proposed that the clinical phenomenon should be named 'Silent Neuropathy' (SN). We defined this as sensory or… (More)


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@article{Brakel1994SilentNI, title={Silent neuropathy in leprosy: an epidemiological description.}, author={Wim H van Brakel and I B Khawas}, journal={Leprosy review}, year={1994}, volume={65 4}, pages={350-60} }