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Year : 1996  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45--46

Relapse, reinfection or inadequate MDT?

Upgraded Urban Leprosy Centre, Civil Hospital, Amritsar-143001, India

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Relapse by all standard definitions is reported in a middle aged woman after PB MDT. Since she belonged to a family of treated leprosy sufferers (husband and his elder brother) and her daughter has now developed infectious type of leprosy, the possibility of reinfection can also not be ruled out.


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