Letter

Conjugal leprosy: A rarity

Vandana Mehta, Vani Vasanth, C. Balachandran

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Abstract

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
Volume16
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2010
Externally publishedYes

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Leprosy
India
Communicable Diseases
Chronic Disease

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  • Dermatology

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Mehta, V., Vasanth, V., & Balachandran, C. (2010). Letter: Conjugal leprosy: A rarity. Dermatology Online Journal, 16(5).
Mehta, Vandana ; Vasanth, Vani ; Balachandran, C. / Letter : Conjugal leprosy: A rarity. In: Dermatology Online Journal. 2010 ; Vol. 16, No. 5.
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