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Leprosy

Leprosy

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know the cardinal signs of leprosy. • know about the spectrum of leprosy and specific clinical features of each spectrum. • know about type I and type II lepra reactions. • know about nerve involvement in leprosy. • know about diagnosis of leprosy clinically and by use of tests like slit skin smear and histopathology. • know about multidrug therapy available and WHO guidelines for treatment of PB and MB cases. • have a brief idea about various deformities seen in leprosy cases.

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Author Dr. Vijay Kumar Garg; MD; Professor and Head of the Department; Department of Dermatology & STD; MAMC & Associated LNJP Hospitals; New Delhi and Dr. Khushbu Goel; MD; Senior Resident.
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Associate Editor Dr. Namrata Kahlon; MD and Dr. Varun Gupta; MD; Clinical Education & Reference Division; Elsevier.
TOC
Leprosy
  • Introduction
  • Epedimiology
  • Transmission of Leprosy
  • Pathogenesis
  • Classification of Leprosy
  • Special Forms
  • Pure Neuritic Hansen
  • Lepra Reactions
  • Examination of a Case of Leprosy
  • Lab Diagnosis of Leprosy
  • Treatment of Leprosy
  • Prevention and Control of Leprosy
  • Test Yourself

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