Trophic skin ulceration in leprosy: evaluation of the efficacy of topical phenytoin sodium zinc oxide paste.

@article{Sehgal2014TrophicSU,
  title={Trophic skin ulceration in leprosy: evaluation of the efficacy of topical phenytoin sodium zinc oxide paste.},
  author={Virendra Nath Sehgal and Pullabatla Venkata Siva Prasad and Pichai Kaliaperumal Kaviarasan and Deepak Rajan},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 7},
  pages={873-8}
}
BACKGROUND The trophic or chronic plantar ulcer of leprosy is one of the principle causes of disability and deformity in the disease and has been given due importance in the evolution of its classification. In view of the diversity of its clinical implications, the World Health Organization was obliged to bring this entity under its remit in order to develop uniform guidelines to be applied around the globe. Despite relentless endeavor, its management continues to represent a dilemma… CONTINUE READING

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