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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 78--81

Year of leprosy control a short analytical study in a colony hospital at West Delhi

Department of Dermatology and department of Pathology, Moti Nagar Hospital, Govt. of N.C.T. Delhi, Moti Nagar, New Delhi - 110 015, India

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D D Ganguli
C/O Medical Superintendent, Moti Nagar Hospital, Moti Nagar, New Delhi-110015
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The study was conducted from the patients attending mainly the Medical OPD revealed some fascinating facets. 56.66 % of patients were migrants settled in Delhi from endemic zones, rest of the patients were indigenous. Influx of migrants seemed likely to be risk factors to infection in a densely populated city like Delhi.43.33 % of patients harboured the disease for more then 2 years before intiation of treatment. It denotes the pathetic attitude of the patients. Relapse in 6.66 of case within I year of ALT in PB cases requires review as there is no justification in difference of treatment schedule for PB and MB cases. Chaulmoogra oil dressing in trophic ulcers was found to be very useful and may be extensively tried.

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