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Leprosy and women.

Abstract

Leprosy has an impact on the physical, social, and psychological health of affected people. Women in developing countries seek health care late for any health-related issues. Leprosy, a disease known for its stigma, adds further to these facts. Also, close contact between women and family members, especially children, increases the chance of transmission to others and thereby increases the disease burden in the society. Hence, leprosy in women is an important issue for the affected patient, their family members, and society as a whole.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Sarkar R
Pradhan S
Keywords
Year of Publication
2016
Journal
International journal of women's dermatology
Volume
2
Issue
4
Number of Pages
117-121
Language
eng
DOI
10.1016/j.ijwd.2016.09.001
Alternate Journal
Int J Womens Dermatol
Publication Language
eng