|Title||A case-control study comparing the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) ratings of patients undergoing leprosy treatment, people cured of leprosy, and controls in Vietnam|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Authors||Hunt WTNH, Hùng NT, Tru'ò'ng NN, Nikolaou V, Khoa NDD, Ly TH|
|Abbrev. Journal||Lepr Rev|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Keywords||Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI), Leprosy, Treatment, Vietnam|
Background: Leprosy is a neuro-cutaneous disease caused by the pathogen Mycobacterium leprae. The Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) has been used in studying the quality of life (QOL) of people with leprosy. However, the DLQI has not been used to evaluate the QOL of people cured of leprosy in Vietnam.
|Link to full text||https://www.lepra.org.uk/platforms/lepra/files/lr/Mar18/Lep046-055.pdf|