Renal functional status in leprosy
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Nadeem M, Garg B R, Das A K. Renal functional status in leprosy. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:133-136
AbstractRenal functional impairment is known to occur in lepsory, specially of multibacillary type. Pedal oedema was seen in 30% patients. Urineanalysis showed proteinurea in 3.33%. epithelial casts in 13.33% and microscopic haematuria in 6.66%. A raised 24 hours urinary protein excretion was seen in 53.33%, 60% had a low 24 hours creatinine clearance rate. Abnormal serum creatinine was found in 16.66%, raised serum urea values were seen in 6.66% cases.