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Year : 1967  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 70--72

Gross Deformities in Leprosy - a Group Survey

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A group survey of gross deformities among 410 leprosy patients attending Leprosy treatment centre was done. The incidence of deformities observed 39.5 percent. Gross deformities are more in non-lepromatous type-27 per cent. The commonest deformity observed was claw hand. No case of wrist drop observed. Gross occular defects observed were only in eight lepers.

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