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Year : 1975  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 146--149

Complamina in the Treatment of Ulcers in Leprosy Patients

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A C Parikh

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The effect of complamina administered in a parenteral-cum-oral schedule in the treatment of recurrent intractable ulcer in leprosy is reported. A group of six patients belonging to tuberculoid type who had trophic plantar ulcers showed response in no way different from a control group receiving placebos. Four out of a group of five lepromatous patients with chronic non-plantar ulcers on legs, refractory to other lines of treatment responded extremely satisfactorily to complamina under the conditions of administration and dosage schedule. A larger trial including exclusively such non-plantar ulcers with a higher dosage schedule seems justifiable

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