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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1988  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 135-139

Clinico-histopathological study of the eye in leprosy


Lecturer in Ophthalmology. Medical College, Meerut, India

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Sandeep Mithal
Lecturer in Ophthalmology. Medical College, Meerut
India
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Involvement of the eyes is one of the most serious complication that may occur in leprosy, and if neglected or left untreated may eventually give rise to blindness. 200 patients of leprosy were studied with the aim to know the extent of ocular involvement of the eye. Along with this conjunctival smear and biopsy were taken for histological and bacteriological examination. These findings were compared with the findings of smear and biopsy of skin taken for histological and bacteriological examination.


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