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Heel ulcers in leprosy patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1022973     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence, causes, clinical presentation and management of ulcers of heel in the insensitive feet of leprosy patients are described. It is pointed out that heel ulcers usually arise as the result of injury and infection and are eminently preventable. Various surgical and non-surgical measures needed for preventing recurrence of the ulcer are also discussed.
H Srinivasan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Leprosy in India     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0024-1024     ISO Abbreviation:  Lepr India     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-05-25     Completed Date:  1977-05-25     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376624     Medline TA:  Lepr India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Leprosy / complications*
Ulcer / etiology*,  prevention & control,  therapy

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