The functional outcome of posterior tibial tendon transfer for foot drop in leprosy. The results of one to 5 years follow up.

Neuropathy is the hallmark of leprosy, with Mycobacterium leprae affecting primarily skin and peripheral nerves and leads to motor, sensory and autonomic alterations. – 6 In the lower limbs, tibial and the peroneal nerves are frequently involved and may result in permanent loss of the protective sensibility of the sole as well as equinovarus deformity and… CONTINUE READING