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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Medknow Publications on behalf of The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
ISSN: 0378-6323
EISSN: 0973-3922
Vol. 70, No. 5, 2004, pp. 269-276
Bioline Code: dv04094
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 70, No. 5, 2004, pp. 269-276

 en Review Article - Recent advances in the control programs and therapy of leprosy
Rao PNarasimha

Abstract

Leprosy control programs, including multi-drug therapy for leprosy, have undergone significant changes over the last few years. With the process of integration of leprosy into general health services taking place all over India, dermatologists are more responsible for the care of leprosy patients than ever before. This article attempts to highlight some of the important changes in control programs and advances in the therapy of leprosy.

Keywords
Leprosy, Hansen′s disease, Diagnosis, Therapy, Control Program

 
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