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Prevalence of leprosy among slum dwellers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7218765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Distribution of leprosy among slum dwellers in two areas of Bangalore City were studied. Out of a random sample of 483 it was found that 150 were suffering from leprosy while 74 tuberculoid and 25 lepromatous cases were detected, the remaining showed up as borderline and polyneuritic types. The important socio economic features and the consequences of this chronic disease have been discussed.
J T Marshall; D S Amar; H C Ramesh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Leprosy in India     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0024-1024     ISO Abbreviation:  Lepr India     Publication Date:  1981 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-13     Completed Date:  1981-06-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376624     Medline TA:  Lepr India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Eye / pathology
Facial Nerve / pathology
Foot Deformities, Acquired / epidemiology,  etiology
Hand Deformities, Acquired / epidemiology,  etiology
Infant, Newborn
Leprosy / complications,  epidemiology*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Pilot Projects
Poverty Areas*
Skin Pigmentation
Socioeconomic Factors
Trigeminal Nerve / pathology

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