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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 84--85

Silent neuropathy in leprosy

Department of Dermatology and Department of Neurology, VSS Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur - 768 017, India

Correspondence Address:
S Jena
Department of Neurology, VSS Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur - 768 017
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PMID: 17656885

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Twelve patients of silent neuropathy attending the OPD of Skin and VD, VSS Medical College Hospital during 1996 - 1998 were taken for study. On clinical analysis 5 cases were present as silent neuropathy, 4 cases during MDT and 3 cases after completion of MDT Seventy percent of cases showed good response to systemic steroid.

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