Letter: Conjugal leprosy: A rarity

Vandana Mehta, Vani Vasanth, C. Balachandran

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Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease but conjugal leprosy in India is a rarity. Various hypotheses have been postulated to explain this rare phenomenon. Here we describe a family in South India, three members of which have been confirmed to be suffering from leprosy.

Original languageEnglish
JournalDermatology Online Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2010
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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Mehta, V., Vasanth, V., & Balachandran, C. (2010). Letter: Conjugal leprosy: A rarity. Dermatology Online Journal, 16(5).