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Prevalence of Ocular Involvement in Leprosy in Easstern Uttar Pradesh
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Prasad V N, Narain M, Mukhoa R D, Pandey O N. Prevalence of Ocular Involvement in Leprosy in Easstern Uttar Pradesh. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1985;51:99-101
AbstractA survey of 995 cases of leprosy revealed the prevalence of ocular involvement to be 275.4 per thousand. Lepromatous leprosy showed the highest prevalence. Majority of the cases were males, but prevalence of ocular involvement was higher in females. The 40-50 year age group showed the maximum prevalence. The time interval between the onset of skin lesions and the eye lesions, in majority of the cases was 5-10.