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Br J Ophthalmol. Apr 1981; 65(4): 226–230.
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Ocular findings in leprosy patients in an institution in Nepal (Khokana).

Abstract

A total of 466 leprosy patients in Nepal, some advanced cases, were surveyed for ocular lesions. 74.2% were found with ocular features, and 12.7% of the eyes were blind. The patients were classified in tuberculoid, borderline-borderline, and lepromatous groups. Lepromatous leprosy is responsible for major ocular complications and blindness.

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