A Clinical Study of Ocular Manifestations of Leprosy

  • Subha L

Abstract

The ocular manifestations in 75 cases revealed that majority of them had brown and eyelash madarosis constituting 33%, Lagophthalmos 10.6%, exposure keratitis 9.3% and chronic dacroyocystitis 1.3%. Of the total study group, 47% of the population had no ocular manifestations, indicating the efficacy of early detection of disease and its effective control with multi drug regime therapy. A higher incidence of leprosy was recorded in male population.

Published
May 15, 2017
How to Cite
L, Subha. A Clinical Study of Ocular Manifestations of Leprosy. RESEARCH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL & ALLIED SCIENCES (RJMAS), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, may 2017. Available at: <http://rjmasonline.com/index.php/journal/article/view/20>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2021.