Indian Journal of Dermatology

Year
: 1999  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 61--63

Corneal Hypoaesthersia In Various Types Of Leprosy


Pradip Kumar Keshri1, Ashok Pathak2, H. K Kar3, T. R. D Sinha4 
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Pradip Kumar Keshri


Four hundred leprosy patients comprising of 140 lepromatous leprosy, 72 borderline and 188 tuberculoid leprosy patients were examined for corneal hypoaesthesia. Among them, 25 cases of lepromatous, 4 of borderline and 21 tuberculoid patients showed corneal hypoaesthesia. Upper temporal corneal area was most frequently affected. Stress is laid on health education and timely intervention.


How to cite this article:
Kumar Keshri P, Pathak A, Kar H, Sinha T. Corneal Hypoaesthersia In Various Types Of Leprosy.Indian J Dermatol 1999;44:61-63


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Kumar Keshri P, Pathak A, Kar H, Sinha T. Corneal Hypoaesthersia In Various Types Of Leprosy. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 1999 [cited 2020 Oct 21 ];44:61-63
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