STUDY ON CLINICO - EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROFILE, ACTIVITY LIMITATION AND SOCIAL STIGMA AMONG LEPROSY PATIENTS IN KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU

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Muthulakshmi Muthiah, Gopalakrishnan S.

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To study the Clinico Epidemiological profile of the Leprosy patients. This study was carried out among Leprosy patients in KancheepuramDistrict  to study  the Clinico - Epidemiological Profile, Activity Limitation and Social Stigma prevailing among them. Leprosy patients visit the out- patient department associated with this Institute and also stay in the Blocks or in the Wards inside the Institute. Almost 92% had completed treatment among them 78. 5% were on regular treatment. About 20. 5% had history of lepra reactions and 67. 5% had under-went corrective surgeries due to complications.

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Muthulakshmi Muthiah, Gopalakrishnan S. (2021). STUDY ON CLINICO - EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROFILE, ACTIVITY LIMITATION AND SOCIAL STIGMA AMONG LEPROSY PATIENTS IN KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 2902 - 2912. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/399
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