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Metronidazole in management of trophic ulcers in leprosy
P C Singh
Department of Skin and VD, VSS Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur - 768 017
|How to cite this article:
Mishra S, Singh P C, Mishra M. Metronidazole in management of trophic ulcers in leprosy. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:19-20
Efficacy of metronidazole was assessed in 20 leprosy cases with trophic ulcers with poor response to oral and topical antibiotic. Oral metronidazole 400 mg three times daily for one week and topical metronidazole gel 1% for three weeks were found to be very effective.