All About Leprosy

by Prasad PVS

The aim of this book is to focus on All About Leprosy. ‘All About Leprosy’ is an appropriate title for the book since it comprehensively covers all aspects of this ancient disease—from history to the latest therapeutic approach—including surgical aspects and the future scenario. This book consists of 22 chapters, which include historical aspects, global scenario, epidemiology, microbiology, immunology, pathology, classification, clinical scenario, differential diagnosis of various conditions, reactions and relapse in leprosy, leprous neuritis, systemic involvement, deformities, leprosy in special scenario, animal experiment, chemotherapy, vaccines in leprosy, treatment and elimination strategies, surgical aspects, rehabilitation of leprosy, and leprosy issue. A chapter on panel discussion has been added incorporating various questions and answers discussed in various forums during the last several years. This book will be interesting and useful for various kinds of readers such as undergraduate to postgraduate students and consultants.


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