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Leprosy in Bangladesh, 1984-88.

Abstract

A total of 2517 patients with leprosy were studied in Leprosy Control Institute and Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka, during the period 1984-1988. Among the total cases, 1891 (75.1%) were male and 626 (24.9%) were female. The male to female ratio was 3:1. The age groups comprised 185 (7.4%), below 15 years and 2332 (92.6%), 15 years and over. Most of the cases were diagnosed by clinical examination and classified as Indeterminate form (I), 52 (2.1%); tuberculoid form (T), 1326 (52.7%); borderline tuberculoid form (BT), 439 (17.4%); borderline lepromatous form (BL), 110 (4.4%); and lepromatous form (L), 590 (23.4%).

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Choudhury A M
Year of Publication
1991
Journal
Nihon Rai Gakkai zasshi
Volume
60
Issue
3-4
Number of Pages
128-31
Date Published
1991 Jul-Dec
Language
eng
ISSN Number
0386-3980
Alternate Journal
Nihon Rai Gakkai Zasshi
Publication Language
eng