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A Clinical Rule for Predicting Impaired Nerve Function in Leprosy Patients

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Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

A simple clinical predictive rule can identify the risk of a leprosy patient developing nerve function impairment. Nerve function impairment may occur during or after chemotherapy for leprosy and may be disabling. The authors are from the Danish-Bangladesh Leprosy Mission, University of Aberdeen and Erasmus University.

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